Category Archives: Agriculture

LOCALLY SOURCED CASTOR OIL, AND ITS COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS WITH COMMERCIAL CASTOR OIL

Project Topic: Characteristics of Locally Sourced Castor Oil, and its Comparative Analysis with Commercial Castor Oil ABSTRACT This study is on the characterization of locally sourced castor oil, and its comparative analysis with that of commercial castor oil. Castor oil plant has its rising importance; it is eco-friendly and biodegradable. It can be used for […]

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MEDICINAL PLANTS IN AFIKPO SOUTH LOCAL GOVT. AREA IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

Thesis, Project Topic: Survey of Major Medicinal Plants in Afikpo South Local Govt. Area in Ebonyi State, Nigeria CHAPTER ONE                                   INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The use of natural products with healing properties is as old as human civilization For a long time now, animal and plant products, minerals were the main sources of […]

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POLLEN ANALYSIS OF HONEY (HONEY AND FLOWERS)

Thesis, Project Topic: Pollen Analysis of Honey (Honey and Flowers) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Honey is naturally produced by the enzymatic action of bees on the nectars from different flowers. It is the natural sweet substance produced by honeybees from the nectar of flowers or from secretions coming from organisms feeding on plants, (Agwu and Nickuocha, […]

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SIGNIFICANCE OF SEED DIVERSITY AND ITS MULTICULTURAL VALUES FOR FOOD SECURITY

Project Topic: Significance of Seed Diversity and its Multicultural Values for Food Security in Ebonyi State.   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION A seed is a small embryonic plant enclosed in a covering called the seed coat. It is usually with some stored food. Seed is the product of the ripened ovule of gymnosperm and angiosperm which occur after […]

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MONOGENEAN PARASITES OF FISH IN EBONYI RIVER

Health Effects of the Monogenean Parasites of Fish in Ebonyi River   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1.  Background to the study Monogeneans are a class of parasitic flatworms that are commonly found on fishes and lower aquatic invertebrates. The majority of monogeneans are browsers that move about freely on the fish’s body surface feeding on mucus […]

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NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF BRYCINUS SPECIES FROM OTUOCHA RIVER

The Nutritional Value of Brycinus Species from Otuocha River   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1Background of the study Today we live in a poverty, malnutrition and hunger prevalent world. It has been estimated that 14 percent of the global population or 852 million people are going hungry. Micronutrients deficiencies or hidden hunger in one form or […]

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COMPOSITION OF PLEUROTUS TUBER-REGIUM ITS NUTRITIVE IMPORTANCE

CHAPTER  ONE                                                        INTRODUCTION   1.1.  BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY          Pleurotus tuber-regium, also known as the king tuber mushroom, is an edible gilled fungus native of the tropics, example, Africa, Asia, and Australasia. (Oso, 1977) It has been shown to be a different species unable to cross-breed and phylogenetically detached from other species of Pleurotus  […]

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