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The Effect Of Inflation And Interest Rate On Agricultural Productivity In Nigeria From 2000-2015

The Effect Of Inflation And Interest Rate On Agricultural Productivity In Nigeria From 2000-2015

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1      Background of the study

Inflation has been apparent in Nigeria from the outset of her national life as it was propelled in the 1960s through the “cheap money policy” adopted by the government to stimulate development after independence (Bayo, 2005). Nigeria has experienced all manners of inflationary episodes, from creeping to moderate and from high to galloping (Olubusoye and Oyaromade, 2008). [Read more…]

Variation In Chemical Composition And Minerals Of Basil

Variation In Chemical Composition And Minerals Of Basil

ABSTRACT

The study was carried out at the Teaching and Research Farm of the University of Benin, Benin City. Proximate analysis was carried out at the Faculty of Agriculture laboratory to determine the nutritional components of ocicum gratissimum. The experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block design with three replicates. [Read more…]

The Effect Of Poultry Manure On The Growth And Yield Of Two Varieties Of Tomatoes

The Effect Of Poultry Manure On The Growth And Yield Of Two Varieties Of Tomatoes

ABSTRACT

A field experiment was carried out at the Teaching and Research Farm of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City to investigate the effect of different levels of poultry manure on the growth and yield of two varieties of tomatoes. The experiment was laid out in a randomized complete block design (RCBD) with three replications. [Read more…]

Grain Yield And Yield Components Of Early Maize Varieties Under Different Populations

Grain Yield And Yield Components Of Early Maize (Zea Mays L.) Varieties Under Different Populations

ABSTRACT

This study was carried out at the Research Farm of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin to investigate the effect of different population levels on growth and yield of extra-early and early maturing maize varieties. The trial was laid out in a split-plot factorial in a randomized complete block design with three replicates. Plant population: 40,000, 53,333 and 66,666 plants ha-1 and variety: [Read more…]

Growth And Herbage Yield Of Seven Forage Legumes In The Rain Forest Zone Of Nigeria

Growth And Herbage Yield Of Seven Forage Legumes In The Rain Forest Zone Of Nigeria

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted for three months during the early growing season (April – July) of 2014 at the Teaching and Research farm of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Benin, Benin City. The objective was to evaluate the performance of 7 herbaceous forage legumes in term of growth and herbage yield. [Read more…]

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