Vol 20, No2 (2017)

Table of Contents

ANALYSIS OF FOOD SECURITY AMONG FARMING HOUSEHOLDS IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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1*Osuji,E. E., 2Ehirim, N.C., 3Balogun, O. L. and Onyebinama, I. C

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DETERMINANTS OF LAND PRODUCTIVITY AMONG ARABLE CROP FARMERS USING SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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1*Osuji, E.E., 2Ukoha, I.I.,3Tim-Ashama, A., and 4Oguegbuchulam, M. N.

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LAND PRODUCTIVITY OF DIFFERENT USE LEVELS OF SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES OF ARABLE CROP FARMERS IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA

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Osuji1, E. E., and Henri-Ukoha2, A.

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ANALYSIS OF CREDIT INPUTS AND CONSTRAINTS FACING PLANTAIN PRODUCTION FARMERS IN EDO AND DELTA STATES, NIGERIA

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Gbigbi,T.M and Ovharhe, O.J

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INDIGENOUS ADAPTATION TECHNOLOGIES STRATEGIES ON WATER YAM PRODUCTION BY FARMERS IN PATANI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE, NIGERIA.

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Ovharhe, O.J. and Gbigbi, M.T.

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EFFECT OF DDVP (2, 3-DICHOROVINYL DIMETHYL PHOSPHATE) ON CLARIAS GARIEPINUS JUVENILE

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Egesi, O. C. 

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MINERAL FERTILIZER AND INTER-ROW SPACING EFFECTS ON VEGETATIVE GROWTH, NODULATION AND DRY MATTER YIELD OF COWPEA (Vigna Unguiculata Walp)

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Oroka, Frank O.

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INFLUENCE OF POULTRY MANURE AND IRRIGATION FREQUENCY ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF GRAIN AMARANTH (Amaranthus cruentus L.) IN ASABA AREA, SOUTHERN NIGERIA.

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Oroka, Frank Oke

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EFFECT OF PARTIALLY SUBSTITUTING FISHMEAL WITH EARTHWORM MEAL ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND BODY COMPOSITION OF Clariasgariepinus

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ONUOHA, P. C.

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SOIL ORGANIC CARBON AND WATER RETENTION CAPACITIES OF WATER STABLE AGGREGATES AS AFFECTED BY LAND USE IN ENUGU STATE, SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA.

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1Osakwe  U.C., 2 Prof. Igwe, Charles Arizechukwu, 3Dr. Anthony, Kehinde Oluleye.

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EFFECT OF RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION ON HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY IN UMUAHIA SOUTH AREA OF SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA.

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I. E. Nwosu*, N.U. Iyang* and S.C. Ogu**.

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EVALUATION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI, BEAUVERIA BASSIANA FOR THE CONTROL OF INSECT PESTS OF SOYBEAN (Glycine max (L.) MERRILL

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*1Osipitan A. A, Ikudehinbu O. F., 2Mohammed I. G. and IKudemepo, C. T.

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ENHANCING CUCUMBER (Cucumissativus L.) BREEDING USING MOLECULAR TOOLS

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1Umeh, O.A., A.A. 1Ngwuta, G.C. 1Onyishi,1C.P. Anyanwu,1E.R. Keyagha, 1Peter-Onoh, and 2Onovo J.C.

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MACRO-AGGREGATE STABILITY OF SOILS UNDER SELECTEDPARENT MATERIALS
IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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Ihem, E.E.,Nkwopara, U.N., Ndukwu, B.N., Onwudike, S.U.

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PROPERTIES OF SOILS AS AFFECTED BY PETRO-INDUSTRIALWASTES IN ELEME AREA
OF RIVERS STATE NIGERIA

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Ihem, E.E

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PROPERTIES OF SOILS  IN RELATION TO SOIL DEPTH, LANDUSE AND LANDSCAPE POSITION ON SOILS OF IKEDURU AREA  OF IMO STATE, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA

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1*OSUJIEKE, D.N., 1IMADOJEMU, P.E.,2NDUKWU, B.Nand 2OKEKE, O.M.

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EVALUATION OF FADAMA SOILS ALONG A TOPOSEQUENCE PROXIMAL TO RIVER DONGA IN WUKARI AREA OF NORTHEAST NIGERIA.

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1IMADOJEMU, P.E, 1OSUJIEKE, D.N. and 2OBASI, S.N

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VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION OF CADMIUM IN SELECTED SOILS OF VARYING LITHOSEQUENCES IN A HUMID TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT

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Nkwopara, U.N*., Iwuchukwu, E.E, Okoli, N.H. , Osisi, A. , Ihem, E.E., Onwudike, S.U

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APPLICATION OF MOLECULAR TOOLS IN BREEDING CUCUMBER (CucumissativusL.): A REVIEW

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1Umeh, O.A., A.A. 1Ngwuta, G.C. 1Onyishi,1C.P. Anyanwu,1E.R. Keyagha, 1Peter-Onoh, and 2Onovo J.C.

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INFLUENCE OF ORGANIC WASTES AND UREA ON SOIL PROPERTIES, NODULATION, GROWTH AND YIELD OF COWPEA (Vignaunguiculata) IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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Osisi, A.F, Onwudike, S.U, Onweremadu, E.U, Okoli, N.H, Ajewole, O. Eand Chris-Emenyeonu, C.M

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PERCEPTION OF  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION CAREER BY STUDENTS OF SCHOOL OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, EBONYI STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IKWO, SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA.

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.1Esheya, Samuel E.and 2Onwe, Chibueze C.

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ORGANS PARAMETERS AND SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY OF BROILERS GIVEN DRINKING WATER FROM DIFFERENT SOURCES.

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Etuk, I. F., Onyinyechi G. Anyanwu; Ogbuewu, I. P; Iwuji; T. C; Etuk, E. B. and Okoli, I. C

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EFFECT OF CHLORONICOTINYL AND CARBENDAZIM COMBINATIONS  ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF WATERMELON (Citruluslunatus) IN ENUGU AREA SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA.

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Awere, S.U.  and Egekwu, B.O.

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ROLE OF TRADITIONAL AFRICAN SOCIETIES IN CONSERVATION OF AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY IN SOUTH-EASTERN NIGERIA.

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Alum-Udensi, O. and Uka, A.

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EFFECT OF REPLACING MAIZE WITH DIFFERENT INCLUSION LEVELS OF WHEAT BRAN ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF  ClariasGariepinus (BURCHELL 1822) JUVENILES.

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Egesi, O. C and Okiyi, H.

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EVALUATION OF SOIL PROPERTIES VARIABILITY ALONG A TOPOSEQUENCE IN ABIRIBA, SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA.

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*1D.N. Osujieke,2J.A.Okuwa,1P.E. Imadojemu, 2J.N. Igbojionu and1N.J. Apaji

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STRAW MULCH LEVELS AND SELECTED SOIL PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF OFOROLA, IMO STATE, NIGERIA

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1Enyioko, C. O., Akande. 1S. O., 2Nwite, J. N. and 3Kamalu, O. J.

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FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: IMPLICATION FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOOD.

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1OGUERI, E. O. AND  2NZE, C. E. N.

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FARM BUSINESS MANAGER’S ORIENTATION MIX AND EFFECT ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND SURVIVAL OF POULTRY FARMS IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA.

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ACHOJA Felix Odemero and ANANENU, Okwanuzor Esther.

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INCOME EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION TECHNOLOGIES AMONG CROP FARMERS IN DELTA STATE, NIGERIA.

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ACHOJA Felix Odemero and OGUH Vivian Oluchi,

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FERTILITY STATUS OF SOILS AMENDED WITH SOME   GEOTEXTILES IN RELATION TO HEIGHTS OF SELECTED CROPS.

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1ONUEBGU G.C, 2UZOHO B. U. AND 1OBASI H.C.

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SOIL CHEMICAL BEHAVIOURS AND MAIZE YIELD UNDER DIFFERENT LEVELS OF OIL PALM HUSK MULCH IN AN ULTISOL OF OFOROLA, OWERRI, IMO STATE.

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1Enyioko, C. O., 1Akande, S. O., 1Chiemeka, C. I. and 2Nwokocha, C. C.

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CHANGES IN SOIL PH ALONG AN INLAND SLOPE IN OHAFIA, ABIA NIGERIA

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Mbe Joseph

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MICRONUTRIENT STATUS IN SOME SOILS OF SELECTED SITES OF IDEATO AREA OF  IMO STATE, NIGERIA.

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CHIKERE-NJOKU .C.

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SOCIAL INCLUSION OF WOMEN AND AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES IN RURAL COMMUNITIES OF DELTA NORTH AGRICULTURAL ZONE OF DELTA STATE, NIGERIA.

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Albert UkaroOfuoku

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RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND DETERMINANTS OF POULTRY FARMERS ADOPTION OF AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE IN ABAK LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF AKWA IBOM STATE NIGERIA.

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Udo U. J1,Nkeme  K1Okon, E E1.

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PERFORMANCE, CARCASS AND ORGAN CHARACTERISTICS OF FINISHER BROILERS FED VARYING LEVELS OF RAW Adenantherapavonina (L) SEED MEAL.

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*Ukpabi, U. H., Mbachu, C. L. and Nwazue, B.

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POLICY ADVOCACY FOR SUSTAINABLE RISK-SMART OPTIONS; A PANACEA FOR AGRICULTURAL RISK MANAGEMENT IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA

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Onubuogu, G.C., and N.S.Esiobu*

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