Works Under Agronomy

EFFECT OF NPK FERTILIZER ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF CUCUMBER

ABSTRACTA field experiment was conducted at the crop pavilion, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin, Ilorin in the southern Guinea savannah ecology to determine the effect of NPK fertilizer application on the growth and yield of three cucumber varieties. The experiment was designed as a 3x5 factorial in RCBD, arranged in split-plots and replicated three times. The main plots consisted of three cucumber varieties (Marketer, Marketmore and Poinsett), while the sub-plots were made up of ...

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Hakeem Kuranga 64 PAGES (11118 WORDS) Agronomy Project 4020 Views 0 Orders
EVALUATION OF NEW IRISH POTATO (Solanum tuberosum L.) VARIETIES FOR YIELD POTENTIAL IN ZIMBABWE

Abstract Irish potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is an important crop in Zimbabwe due to its nutritional and economic worth. The upgrading of its status to a strategic food crop by the government in 2012 has created the need for research to increase production, increase germplasm and diversify staple food crops. A study to investigate the yield potential of new Irish potato varieties was c...

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Clyde Maponga 49 PAGES (8915 WORDS) Agronomy Project 0 Views 0 Orders
PRESENT AGRO-BASED RESEARCH INSTITUTES IN NIGERIA, THEIR HISTORY AND OBJECTIVES

AFRICA REGIONAL FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF IBADANThe idea of a school of information science for English speaking African countries was conceived at UNESCO in 1973, revived at Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in 1980, and usefully bold to the meeting of commonwealth Head of Universities, held in Hong Kong, in March 1981.  In January 1983, a four man team of Experts visited many African universities in order to recommend to UNESCO and IDRC the best ...

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Dude Lebowski 18 PAGES (2113 WORDS) Agronomy Essay/Paper 1146 Views 0 Orders
Zinc deficiency and its management in the Eastern Cape

ABSTRACT   This seminar examined zinc deficiency and its management in the Eastern Cape. A link between poverty which characterizes the Province and malnutrition resulting in mineral and vitamin deficiency, including zinc deficiency has been established. Symptoms such as growth retardation, hy...

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Ubong Udokop Premium 16 PAGES (3031 WORDS) Agronomy Seminar 0 Views 0 Orders
ZINC DEFICIENCY AND ITS MANAGEMENT IN THE EASTERN CAPE SOIL

ABSTRACT This seminar looked at zinc deficiency in the Eastern Cape Province where largely rural small holder farmers are unable to keep up with best management practices to restore and maintain soil fertility. This is in contrast to the increasing number of large commercial farms who are able to manage their soil to optimal level of nutrients. Zin...

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