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RESPONSE OF WHEAT (Triticum aestivum L.) VARIETIES TO SOWING METHOD AND FERTILIZER TREATMENTS

viii ABSTRACT Field experiments were conducted in 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 dry seasons at the Research Farm of the Institute for Agricultural Research, Samaru and Kadawa to study the...

RESPONSE OF GROUNDNUT (Arachis hypogaea L.) TO RHIZOBIA INOCULATION, NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZERS ON...

ABSTRACT Groundnut (Arachis hypogeaa L.) productivity in Nigeria has remained low over the years due to the inherent low fertility status of the soils of...

PROFILING PHYSIOLOGICAL, HAEMATOLOGICAL AND SERUM BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS OF DONKEYS (Equus asinus) IN NORTHWESTERN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTION In Nigeria, like anywhere else, donkey (Equus asinus) has been used as a work animal mainly for transportation; conveying farm produce to the...

PERFORMANCE OF ONE-HUMPED CAMEL (Camelus dromedarius) FED VARYING LEVELS OF DRIED GAWO LEAVES (Faidherbia...

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the growth performance and nutrient digestibility of dromedary camel fed diets containing varying levels of dried Faidherbia albida...

PERFORMANCE OF GROWING AND FATTENING YANKASA RAMS FED DIFFERENT PROPORTIONS OF UREA TREATED RICE...

ABSTRACT Two trials were conducted for a period of 90 days each to evaluate the feeding value of different proportions of urea treated rice straw and...

OPTIMIZED INORGANIC FERTILIZER APPLICATION ON SORGHUM YIELD AND NITROGEN USE EFFICIENCIES IN THE NIGERIAN...

ABSTRACT Sorghum (sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is an important staple food grain that is grown among smallholder farmers. The yield is low due to inherent...

NITROGEN MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR IRRIGATED AND RAIN-FED RICE (Oryza sativa L.) VARIETIES IN SUDAN...

vii ABSTRACT Rice is one of the main staple food crops and its demand is rapidly increasing in West Africa, hence there is need to increase...

MORPHOLOGICAL AND GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF TWO STRAINS OF CLARIID FISH SPECIES IN KANO STATE,...

Abstract   This study aim to investigate the morphological and genetic characterization of strains of Clariid fish species in some river bodies in Kano Stateusing microsatellite...

GROWTH AND LAYING PERFORMANCE OF JAPANESE QUAILS (Coturnix coturnix japonica) FED GRADED LEVELS OF...

ABSTRACT   Two feeding trials were conducted to evaluate the effect of sweet potato and sweet potato peel meals on the growth and laying performance of...

GROWTH AND FATTENING PERFORMANCE OF YANKASA RAMS FED COMPLETE DIET CONTAINING UREA AND LIME...

ABSTRACT Two studies were conducted to determine growth and fattening performance of Yankasa rams fed complete containing urea and lime treated groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) shell....