EFFECTS OF NITROGEN FERTILITY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF PORT HARCOURT GRASS (Chrysopogon aciculatus (Retz.) Trin.)

Abstract The effects of nitrogen fertility on the performance of “Port Harcourt grass”, Chrysopogon aciculatus (Retz.) Trin. were assessed with the aim of determining the optimum N rate for the turf quality features. Six fertilization regimes of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 g nitrogen/m2/month and control were set up in three replicates each. “Port […]

ASSESSMENT OF THE POTENTIAL OF SHEA BUTTER PROCESSING ON THE LIVELIHOOD OF WOMEN PROCESSORS IN KWARA STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract Potential of shea butter processing on processors’ livelihood, processing techniques, shea nuts’ availability, outcomes and constraints of shea butter processing in Kwara State were investigated. Random sampling technique was used to select 81 processors used as respondents. Percentages and frequencies were used for data analysis. The average age of the processors and years spent […]

RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF CONTRACTOR SELECTION CRITERIA (CSC) FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN NIGERIA

Abstract The purpose of this study is to examine the importance of Contractor Selection Criteria (CSC) for construction projects. This study will cover Lagos and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. Survey research design was used and the population of the study comprised of public client organisations and construction professionals. Stratified random sampling technique was used […]

INCREASED CLIMATIC VARIABILITY AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY OF CROP FARMERS IN BENUE STATE

Abstract Agriculture as a source of food and fibre and contributor to sustenance of rural livelihoods is becoming continually exposed to threats coming with increased anomalies brought by the changing climate. Farmers find themselves having to respond to the vagaries of climate change in order to maintain food security and their livelihoods. This study utilised […]