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Published by the Agricultural Society of Nigeria, the Nigerian Agricultural Journal is the oldest agricultural journal in the country having been published since 1961. It is published annually and contributions are accepted from any-one engaged in agricultural work in Nigeria and other countries in tropical Africa.

Other websites associated with this journal: www.agriculturalsocietynigeria.com


Vol 48, No 2 (2017)

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Articles

Effect of artisanal mineral mining on heavy metals content and chemical properties of soils of Ameka Mining Area in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J.S. Nwogha, I.A. Mmeremikwu, E.O. Anedo, V.E. Osodoke, A.O. Ano 1-12
Effect of Aspilia Africana (Bush Marrigold) leaf extract on haematological parameters of broiler birds EMAIL FULL TEXT
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E.N. Uchewa, B.N. Mbam, F.N. Nweke 13-17
Microbiology of the gastrointestinal tract of turkey fed fermented and non fermented liquid feed EMAIL FULL TEXT
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E.N. Uchewa, S.U. Nwibo, B.N. Mbam 18-25
Response of growth and yield characters of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) varieties to nitrogen rates during the rainy season EMAIL FULL TEXT
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S.A. Zakari, S.A. Tadda, N.I. Galadanci, K.T. Aliyu 26-33
Biological weed control efficiency and productivity of cassava-cucumber intercropping system in Umudike, southeastern Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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C.C. Nwokoro, M.N. Mbadiwe, I.N. Onyekwere, T.U. Madu, U Udealor, O.N. Eke-Okoro 34-44
Comparative analysis of the effect of cadmium bioaccumulation on the age and body weight of fishes in different water bodies in Ebonyi State EMAIL FULL TEXT
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M.O. Nwabunike 45-50
Effect of mulching materials and pruning on growth and yield of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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L.G. Ekwu, G.N. Nwokwu, E.B. Utobo 51-59
Evaluating eco-friendly potting media on growth and yield of carrot varieties in Abakaliki, south eastern Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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E.B. Utobo, L.G. Ekwu, G.N. Nwokwu, A.C. Nwogbaga, K Nwanchor 60-65
Phenotypic correlations between biologic markers and quantitative traits in F1 Nigeria local turkey EMAIL FULL TEXT
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R.J. Nosike, R.A. Amaefule, H.O. Ukwu, J.C. Ezike, O.F. Nwakpu, O.C. Obi, O.M. Obike, D.N. Onunkwo, S.N. Ibe, U.K. Oke 66-72
Price responsiveness and class substitution of white and yellow garri in Abakaliki Metropolis of Ebonyi State EMAIL FULL TEXT
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S.U. Nwibo, G.N. Umeh, C.C. Nwakpu, N.E. Odoh 73-80
Critical limits and zinc requirement for maize (Zea mays L.) production in acid soils of south-eastern Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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E.U. Eteng, D.O. Asawalam 81-92
Assessment of food security status of farming households in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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C.I. Okpokiri, N.M. Agwu, F.O. Onwukwe 93-98
Women farmers as veritable tools in rural community development: a case study of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike Model Communities in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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R.U. Kanu, M Mazza, Q.N. Obioma 99-104
Effects of intercropped legumes with maize (Zea mays L.) on chemical properties of soil and grain yield of maize in Abakaliki, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J.N. Nwite, C Njoku, M.O. Alu 105-112
Effects of cocoyam (Colocosia esculentus L. ) planting densities on soil loss and yield in Abakaliki, south-eastern Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J.N. Nwite, C Njoku, E.N. Uchewa 113-119
Studies on the flowering ability and variability in tuber yield characteristics of trifoliate yam (Dioscorea dumetorum) EMAIL FULL TEXT
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I.I.M. Nwankwo, O.K. Akinbo, O.D. Okeagu 120-128
Influence of differently processed mango seed kernel meal on performance response of west African dwarf goats fed spear grass based diet EMAIL FULL TEXT
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M.I. Okoruwa, E Omoragbon 129-135
Micronutrient content of maize grown under continuous cropping and long term fertilizer use in an ultisol in Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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N.N. Oti, R Agomuo, I.I. Ekpe 136-140
Assessment of depth distribution of micronutrients (Cu, Fe, Mn and Zn) in soils under a long term fertilizer use in Imo, southeast Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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N Oti, R Agomuo, I.I. Ekpe 141-150
Effect of incorporating NPK 15:15:15 fertilizer with cow dung on growth, yield and economics of ginger production in rain forest zone of Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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C.N. Ebeniro, C.O. Amadi, D.M. Lenka 151-157
Effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers on sweetpotato genotypes for yield stability EMAIL FULL TEXT
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G.O. Nwaigwe, G.E. Nwofia, I.I.M. Nwankwo, S.O. Afuape 158-164
Auxins and cytokinin as a biostimulant for cassava root initiation and tuberization EMAIL FULL TEXT
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S.P. Abah, U.E. Okoroafor, G.C. Nsofor, E Uba, J.O. Mbe, S.C. Njoku, C.N. Egesi 165-170
Marketing and market integration of rice in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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O.R. Iheke, A.C. Obasi 171-179
Efficiency of bitter kola marketing in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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O.R. Iheke, J.B. Simonyan, E.U. Egwuatu 180-187
Analysis of accessibility of finance by women entrepreneurs in Abia State, Nigeria: a case study of small and medium scale enterprises EMAIL FULL TEXT
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C.R. Okezie, A.C. Igwebuike 188-195
Borrowing behaviour among oil palm processors in Idemili North Local Government Area in Anambra State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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D.C. Anoliefo, N.M. Agwu, C.E. Okoye 196-203
Climate change awareness and its effects on the performance of agribusiness households in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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C.I. Okpokiri, N.M. Agwu, D.C. Anoliefo 204-210
Effects of socio-economic empowerment on entrepreneurial capacity: a case study of agro-firms in Aba Metropolis, Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J Onwumere, F.N. Agu-Aguiyi 211-219
Determinants of return on investment and entrepreneurship development among food-based entrepreneurs in Aba Metropolis of Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J Onwumere, C.O. Eluwah, C.H. Ene 220-229
Factors affecting women entrepreneurs’ financial performance in Umuahia Ubani Market, Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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C.R. Okezie, C.A. Okezie, C.C. Sylvester 230-235
Factors influencing processors’ willingness to engage in mechanized palm fruits processing in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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T.A. Amusa, S.C. Anugwo, S.E. Esheya 236-247
Short-term effect of tillage, bradyrhizobium inoculation and nitrogen fertilizer application on carbon stock and soil nitrogen in maize-soybean cropping systems in Nigeria Alfisol EMAIL FULL TEXT
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J.O. Omeke 248-264
Determinants of adoption/utilization level among beneficiaries of cocoyam value addition training in Ohafia Agricultural Zone by National Root Crop Research Institute, Umudike in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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R.I. Kanu, M Oti, U.J. Ukpabi, B.C. Okoye, G.N. Asumugha, C.O. Mbanaso, J.E. Ewuziem, E.C. Kanu 265-274
Farmers’ perception on improved cassava varieties cultivated in Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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C.U. Nwaobiala, C.A. Isaac 275-283
Measurement of scale efficiency in ginger farms in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria: non-parametric model approach EMAIL FULL TEXT
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H.S. Umar, K Yahaya, S.L. Kachiro 284-289
Spatial and depth variation of soil physico-chemical properties of two land use systems in Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria EMAIL FULL TEXT
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R.C. Eneje, Udochi Zik, S.E. Adesemuyi 290-294
Breeding cassava genotypes for early maturity, high starch content, dry matter content and resistance to biotic and abiotic stress EMAIL FULL TEXT
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S Njoku, S.P. Abah, C Opara, E Ukenyi 295-298


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