1. Gender and Net Farm Income of Cassava Farmers under Individual Land Tenure System in Abia State

A, Henri-Ukoha; J.S, Orebiyi; D.O, Ohajianya; U.C, Ibekwe; S.U.O, Onyeagocha; F.O, Nwosu; U.I, Nwaiwu

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 47-54

  The study on gender and net farm income of cassava-based farmers under individual land tenure system was done in Abia State of Nigeria. The main objective was to determine the Net Farm Income (NFI) and the Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR) of the cassava farmers by gender vis-aviz their income levels as well ...  Read More

2. Distribution of Lead and cadmium Levels in the soil of Borkhar District of Isfahan province

A, Gandomkar; M, Hadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 55-59

  This study aimed to evaluate regional soil Borkhar of the metals lead and cadmium has been made. In this field study fires visits to the regions. The limit of this study located in the East refineries, petrochemical and power plant to 20 km was selected. The 41 soil samples from depths of 0 to 10 cm ...  Read More

3. Combating Agricultural Child Labour for National Development: Implications for the Millenium Development Goals in Nigeria

G.N, Ben-Chendo; J. I, Lemchi; F.O, Nwosu; A, Henri-Ukoha; I.U, Nwaiwu

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 61-66

  A simmering crisis in the Nigerian agriculture today involves labour and the crisis manifests itself in the degree of labour availability, labour demand and labour productivity. One of the major products of this crisis is the increased participation of children in paid, non-familiar agricultural jobs. ...  Read More

4. Performance evaluation and economics of production of rabbits fed graded levels of glyricidia leaf protein concentrate as replacement for groundnut cake protein

M.H, Ogunsipe; A.S, Akinbani; I, Ibidapo

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 67-72

  The study was conducted to determine optimum dietary inclusion level of Glyricidia leaf protein concentrate (GLPC), for growing rabbits. Thirty five weaned rabbits of mixed sexes were weighed and randomly allocated to five dietary treatments which contained 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20% GLPC for diets 1 to 5, ...  Read More

5. Accumulation and distribution of metals in Phragmites australis (common reed) and Scirpus maritimus (alkali bulrush) in contaminated soils of Lia industrial area

M, Ebrahimi; M, Jafari; Gh. R, Savaghebi; H, Azarnivand; A, Tavili; F, Madrid

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 73-81

  The concentration of three metals, zinc, copper and chromium in roots, rhizomes, stems and leaves of Phragmites australis (common reed) and Scirpus maritimus, and in the corresponding sediment and water samples from Lia industrial area (Qazvin, Iran) were investigated to determine difference in distribution ...  Read More

6. Mahabad Spring Freezing Forecasting, Using Synoptic Study

A, Gandomkar

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 82-93

  The quality of pressure distribution over the atmosphere of the sea level and geopotential altitude at different atmosphere layers affect on many climate and meteorology phenomena of the earth surface. One of the important meteorology phenomenon is the occurrence of frost phenomenon especially late spring ...  Read More

7. Demand for Institutional Credit from the Nacrdb by Small Scale Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria.

J. S, Orebiyi; C.C, Eze; A, Henri-Ukoha; F.C, Akubude; S.J, Ibitoye

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 83-87

  This study was designed to investigate the demand for institutional credit among small scale farmers in Imo State. A sample of 40 livestock and 50 food crop farmers were selected respectively using multistage random sampling technique. Data were collected with a well structured questionnaire administered ...  Read More

8. Effect of water stress on potato product in the drip irrigation (T-Tape)

F. Ghasemi Sahebi; M. Hekmat; E. Pourkhiz

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, Pages 95-98

  Using modern irrigation methods such as border irrigation is one way for an optimum usage of water. Potato, for this study, was cultured in a farm located at Kermanshah faculty of agriculture to evaluate the efficiency of border irrigation. The culture potato was the Agria variety and the applied treatment ...  Read More