1. 2016-04-13 E. B. Sonaiya Department of Animal Sciences Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
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  3. 2016-04-12 Aquaculture is the rearing or cultivation of aquatic organisms (fin fish (cat fish, Tilapia, Carp, Heterotis, Heterobranchus ) shell fish (Shrimps, molluscs, crabs), aquatic plants(Sea weeds, sea cucumber) in an enclosure (earthen ponds, concrete tanks, floating cages, raceways, collapsible...
  4. 2016-04-12 Understanding The Cassava Crop Cassava is a perennial shrub It grows to heights of between 1.5-2m (though some may grow to 4m) It is propagated vegetatively by stem cuttings In plant breeding, propagation is by botanical seeds Grown mainly for its starchy and tuberous roots Performs best on a...
  5. 2016-04-12 When the organic matter decomposes in the absence of oxygen , it produces gas called biogas . This gas is a mixture of methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) with small amounts of nitrogen , hydrogen, carbon monoxide and other compounds. Biogas has multiple uses . To produce and capture the...
  6. 2016-04-12 Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) is one of thetropical crops receiving world attention majorlybecause of its nuts 2.6 million tonnes of cashew nuts produced in 2013(Cashew Handbook, 2014) The cashew apple is 8-10 times by weight of thecashew-nut (Lyannaz,1995)
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  11. 2016-04-12 Basic principle: the concept of the FFF begins with the assumption that no technology will succeed alone to adequately address poverty in Africa. Above all, we must recognize the role of God. The FFF system includes the following principles (but is not limited to these): Spiritual formation...
  12. 2016-04-12 Marketing is the heart of every business! Until a sale is made, all we are doing isspending money! Operations thrive or die based on whatthey get from marketing. In Nigeria, marketing channel for thedistribution of a commodity may varyfrom one part of the country toanother.
  13. 2016-04-12 Presentation outline Background What is Newcastle disease(ND)? Symptoms of NCD Gaps in ND Control in backyard chicken Scope of PM’s work on ND control in rural chickens PM Strategy Conclusion
  14. 2016-04-12 About CVN About paper-box hatchery Existing models How to have more eggs and more birds Hatching the eggs Checking for Fertility The idea of selling before producing
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  16. 2016-04-12 Small ruminants are of the order of animals which have a stomach with four complete cavities (rumen, reticulum, omasum , abomasums) , through which the food passes in digestion. The division includes sheep and goats. Some other in this order (ruminants) that are not small ruminants are cattle,...
  17. 2016-04-12 Plantains and several banana varieties are mainly propagated through vegetative means. The slow rate of sucker multiplication is one of the major constraints to plantain production The usual process of sucker removal and transplanting has been observed to be inadequate and encourage infection...
  18. 2016-04-13 What is Newcastle disease? Newcastle disease (ND) is a highly contagious, severe viral disease found worldwide that affects birds including domestic poultry. ND is endemic in all parts of Nigeria and is more common during the harmattan season (October –March) with the virus remaining dormant most...