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Long-term cultivation of crops in the North central zone of Nigeria, belonging to guinea savanna agro-ecology, has resulted to soil quality degradation that could affect economic development in the region if sustainable production practices are not identified. Over fifteen years, soybean field of...

Author(s)
Gana, A. K.; Adagba, M. A.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 4, pp 987-997
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Technical efficiency is a prerequisite for allocative or economic efficiency. Economic efficiency is achieved if the highest possible level of satisfaction is obtained from a given resources. The level of technical efficiency of a particular firm is characterised by the relationship between...

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Azeez, F. A.; Famuyide, O. O.; Nosiru, M. O.; Bello, G. T.; Clement, N. A.; Amoo, M. O.
Publisher
Discourse Journals, Nigeria
Citation
Discourse Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, 2013, 1, 4, pp 78-84
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A variability study on strength and fibre properties of bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris) was investigated in this study. Bamboo bole length of two geographical locations (Ibadan and Ilorin) at percentage of (10, 30, 50, 70 and 90) were used to determine the fibre properties such as fibre length, fibre...

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Aina, K. S.; Areghan, S. E.; Adeniyi, I. M.; Alao, O. J.; Osuntuyi, E. O.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Citation
Pro Ligno, 2012, 8, 1, pp 3-14
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Kwale forest reserve with gazetted area of 3 km2 in the present Delta state, south eastern Nigeria, is surrounded by numbers of adjoining communities such as Okpai, Umu-uzor, Ugbome, Nkwor, Amama and Asa. The fringe ecosystem is endowed with important conservation-status species like primate: ...

Author(s)
Lameed, G. A.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2009, 9, 9, pp 1878-1900
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Weibull distribution-based models were developed and applied in the characterization of trees for sustainable production of Gmelina arborea in Ukpon River Forest Reserve, Cross River State, Nigeria. Forty-two sample plots of size 20 m × 20 m were randomly laid in the 19-33-year G. arborea age...

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Ajayi, S.; Osho, S. A.; Anyaorah, C. N.
Publisher
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, 2007, 9, 2, pp 164-175

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