INVESTIGATION OF ARTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL

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INVESTIGATION OF ARTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL   ABSTRACT  Insect pests are those insect species that are injurious or a nuisance. They cause injury or damage to crops in the field and grains in storage. Man and his domesticated animals are also attacked by insect pests. Arthropod predators belong to the phylum Arthropoda and […]

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ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF NEMATODE AFFECTING TOMATOES

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ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF NEMATODE AFFECTING TOMATOES   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 […]

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A STUDY ON THE BIOLOGY OF SILVER CATFISH (CHRYSICHTHYS NIGRODIGITATUS LACÈPÈDE) IN JEBBA LAKE, NIGERIA

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A STUDY ON THE BIOLOGY OF SILVER CATFISH (CHRYSICHTHYS NIGRODIGITATUS LACÈPÈDE) IN JEBBA LAKE, NIGERIA   ABSTRACT Studies on the biology of silver catfish Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacèpède, 1803) in Jebba Lake, Nigeria was carried out between January 2009 and December 2010. Samples collected using fleets of experimental gillnets were used for the study. There were […]

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PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF ZOO MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

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PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF ZOO MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA   ABSTRACT This study was intended to examine the problems and prospects of zoo management in Nigeria. This study was guided by the following objectives; to examine the nature of zoos, to examine the ethics behind zoo business, to examine the current codes of conduct in zoo management, […]

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MANAGEMENT OF ZOOS IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS

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MANAGEMENT OF ZOOS IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS   TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page   –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Approval Page      –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Declaration –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Dedication  –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        – Acknowledgement         –        –        […]

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THE BEHAVIOURAL TERATOGENIC EFFECT OF CIMETIDINE ON THE OFFSPRING’S OF ALBINO RATS

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THE BEHAVIOURAL TERATOGENIC EFFECT OF CIMETIDINE ON THE OFFSPRING’S OF ALBINO RATS   CHAPTER ONE 1.1      INTRODUCTION The guinea pig (cava parellus), also called cavy, and the genus cavia. Despite their common name, these animals are not in the pig family, nor are they from guinea, they originated in the Andes, and earlier studies based on […]

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A PRELIMINARY STUDY ON THE GASTROINTESTINAL HELMINTH PARASITES OF TOADS (AMIETOPHYRNUS REGULARIS)

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A PRELIMINARY STUDY ON THE GASTROINTESTINAL HELMINTH PARASITES OF TOADS (Amietophyrnus regularis) ABSTRACT Amietophyrnus regularis a synonym of Bufo regularis is an amphibian in the family Bufonidae.Amietophyrnus regularis is commonly known as the African common toad in English (IUCN, 2012). The species which are also called true toads have fat bodies with warts, and can live in drier climates […]

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STUDIES ON THE BIOLOGY OF SILVER CATFISH

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STUDIES ON THE BIOLOGY OF SILVER CATFISH (CHRYSICHTHYS NIGRODIGITATUS LACÈPÈDE 1803) IN JEBBA LAKE, NIGERIA   ABSTRACT Studies on the biology of silver catfish Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacèpède, 1803) in Jebba Lake, Nigeria was carried out between January 2009 and December 2010. Samples collected using fleets of experimental gillnets were used for the study. There was […]

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