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Rhynchophorus phoenicis -Proximate and Mineral Evaluation of Edible Insect

Proximate and Mineral Evaluation of Edible Insect

(Rhynchophorus phoenicis)

ABSTRACT

Edible insects are good source of quality nutrients both to man and animal. They contain significant amount of protein, fat, fibre, energy, and also macro and micro elements. The proximate and chemical analysis (using Atomic Absorption Spectrometry) of African palm weevil larva (Rhynchophorus phoenicis) were carried out and used to assess the insect nutritionally. Results show that the larva contains good amount of crude protein (8.49% and 7.04% for wet and dry weight respectively), crude fat (44.37% and Read More »

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Effect of Solar Wind on Ionosphere

The Effect of Solar Wind on Ionosphere

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

The solar wind have a large influence on our planet, particularly in time of high solar activities (near sunspot), when the wind is strong and contain bursts corresponding to flares and Coronal Mass Ejection (CME’s) from the sun. The level of activities on the sun can have a large influence on the earth’s ionosphere. It is surprising to most people that the ionosphere makes up less than one percent of the Read More »

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Toxic Effect of Sub Chronic Exposure of Palm Kernel and Soya Oil In Albino Wistar Rats

Toxic Effect of Sub Chronic Exposure of Palm Kernel and Soya Oil In Albino Wistar Rats

ABSTRACT

Vegetable oils are commonly used food additives. The aim of this study was to characterize and observe the toxic effect of subchronic consumption of heated and unheated Palm Kernel and Soya Oil (after heating at 180 0C and at room temperature) in albino Wistar rats. The physicochemical properties were analyzed, sixty rats were divided into five groups of twelve rats and their baseline weight recorded.  Read More »

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Cogan’s Clinical Supervision on Teachers Instructional Effectiveness

Effect of Cogan’s Clinical Supervision on Teachers Instructional Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Udi Education Zone

Abstract

This study investigated the Effect of Cogan’s Clinical Supervision on Teachers Instructional Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Udi Education Zone of Enugu State. The purpose of the study was to find out the effect on instructional effectiveness of male and female teachers; experienced and inexperienced teachers; the interaction effect on gender and experience of teachers. The study employed a non-equivalent Read More »

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African Catfish-Sequencing and Antibiotic Profile of Aeromonas Hydrophila

Sequencing and Antibiotic Profile of Aeromonas Hydrophila Isolated from African Catfish

ABSTRACT

This current study focused on the sequencing and analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility of a bacteria known as Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from intestinal tract of catfish. Samples were collected from chiboy’s fish farm in Abakaliki. Fifteen (15) catfishes (eight male and seven female) were taken to the applied microbiology laboratory of Ebonyi state university, Abakaliki, for the isolation of Aeromonas Read More »

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Problems of Teaching Listening Skills in Secondary Schools

Problems of Teaching Listening Skills in Secondary Schools in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State

 CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION 

Background to the Study

Language is marked by some distinguishing characteristics which have been aptly described by Brooks (1961) thus: language is learned, systematic, symbolic, vocal behaviour: a culturally acquired and universal mark of man. The nature of language as it touches on its most essential features or peculiar characteristics namely; language is learned, it is systematic; it is symbolic, it is vocal behaviour, it is a culturally acquired and it is universal mark of man. As described by Petty and Becking (1976). Read More »

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Learner Centred Education a medium to eradicate the irrational attitude

Learner Centred Education a medium to eradicate the irrational attitude of the young people in Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 INTRODUCTION

1.1. BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

It is obvious that the society is characterized with obnoxious and irregular behaviour emanating from the vivacious humans. This hence has infuse the evidence of pandemonium in all the sphere of human dominance thereby make the existence of life to be hectic in Nigeria. The media has proved this decorum to be free from falsification as it triggers its conduct to be existential. Read More »

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Effect of Malnutrition Among Pregnant Women

Effect of Malnutrition Among Pregnant Women

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Nutrition has different meaning to different people. Many people may see it as that portion of nutrition that arouses their own interest. To some, nutrition is seen as a branch of biochemistry while others may see it as meals for the sick in terms of calories, proteins, carbohydrates, fats minerals and vitamins. To the layman, it may mean good food or a special diet Ajala (2006). Defines nutrition as the conformation of processes by which the living organisms receives and utilizes the materials (food) necessary for the growth and renewal of its components. Read More »

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Nutrition: Family case study

Nutrition: Family case study

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

         Family case study is a process of getting close to a family for a specified purpose which can be for health care, to enhance the health status of the family members for study or for research purposes which could be achieved through an organized professional home visit by a qualified health care provider.

Moreover, a partial fulfillment for the award of certificate in community health (JCHEW) at School of Health Technology Ezzangbo.

It is also to expose students during the course of training to the family selected. Since primary health care focused on the family in the programmes. Read More »

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Importance Of Antenatal Care

Importance Of Antenatal Care

ABSTRACT

This family case study was carried out in Onunwafor Ezzagu-Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state. The study was focused on the family of Mr. and Mrs. Nwafor Mathias as a case study. This study among other things x-rayed the importance of antenatal care using the above family.

However, antenatal care is simply the periodical medical watch or assessment of mothers and fetus during pregnancy. This is geared towards obtaining or getting the best result strating from conception until the period of delivery. The aim of the study was to educate Read More »

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