AVAILABILITY, ACCESS AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

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ABSTRACT The study determined the availability, access and utilization of information communication technologies among staff of women in agriculture sub-programme of agricultural development programmes in north central zone of Nigeria. Four states were randomly selected which include Benue, Kogi and Nassarawa states, and the Federal Capital Territory. The multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select […]

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ASSESSMENT OF THE DEFENSE SYSTEM IN DIABETIC RATS TREATED WITH AQUEOUS LEAVES EXTRACT OF TERMINALIA CATAPPA

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The prevalence nature of micro-organisms caused the human body to develop a natural defense system against the adverse effects of these organisms (Pick et al, 2014). A complex network of specialized cells, glands, organs, specialized proteins and molecular messengers make up the body defense system which is typically known […]

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THE IDENTIFICATION AND ISOLATION OF NEMATODE AFFECTING TOMATOES GROWTH

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Nematodes are tiny, thread-like worms measuring 0.0 15 inch to 0.187 inch in length. They are either free living parasitic or saprophytic, identified on the basis of shapes, size and special structures. The females become swollen and flask-shaped as a result of accumulation of eggs with the anus virtually terminal in position, […]

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MANAGERIAL COMPETENCE AND TRAINING NEEDS OF POULTRY FARMERS IN NIGERIA

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MANAGERIAL COMPETENCE AND TRAINING NEEDS OF POULTRY FARMERS CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background Information Poultry farming is the practice of raising domesticated birds such as chicken, turkey, duck, geese, pheasant, guinea fowl etc. as a subcategory of animal husbandry for the purpose of producing meat and egg for food and other by-products such as droppings, feathers […]

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THE BEHAVIORAL TERATOGENIC EFFECT OF CIMETIDINE ON THE OFFSPRINGS OF ALBINO RATS

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION THE ROLE OF SEX HORMONES During childhood, the capacity of sexual response and the experience of sexual pleasure as well as the potential for orgasm exists at least in a proportion of children whether this apparently variable potential among children reflects different learning experiences during childhood, different opportunities for realizing the potential […]

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EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION IN EMERGING URBAN CENTRE OF AFUZE

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EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION IN EMERGING URBAN CENTRE OF AFUZE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Soil erosion is a problem that needs to be controlled in order to forestall its danger in any locally, soil is fundamental to all land use and care has to be taken to ensure that it is not […]

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ASSESSMENT OF WEIGHT GAIN BETWEEN INDIGENOUS AND EXOTIC BREED OF BROILER

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Poultry farming involves, domesticating birds such as chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese. They are raised primarily for meat production. Chickens raised for eggs are referred to as laying hens while chicken raised for meat are referred to as broilers. Exotic chickens are raised in specialized caging systems, they […]

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