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Fodder production responses to pruning height and fodder quality of some trees and shrubs in a forest-savanna transition zone in southwestern Nigeria
Based on fodder production and quality, Albizia niopoides were the most promising species for the development of animal agroforestry technologies in the west African forest-savanna transition zone and similar environments in the tropics.
Bait preference in basket trap fishing operation and heavy metal contamination in the fishes caught from the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria
The bait preference of basket traps fishing operation and heavy metal contamination in the trap catches from Lagos Lagoon were carried out between January and June 2011 and showed that Clibanarius africanus had the highest content of Zinc in the soap-baited basket traps.
Identifying Chamaecrista rotundifolia accessions and Centrosema species for bridging seasonal feed gaps in smallholder mixed farms in the West African derived savanna
The potential of the promising accessions to reduce seasonal deficiencies of high quality feed, especially during the dry season, and their multiple use for soil fertility maintenance, weed control, and pest management in mixed farming systems warrant further research.
Nutritive attributes of Sesbania parchycapa fodder in a crop-livestock farming system
- J. Akinlade, A. Larbi, A. Awojide, I. Adekunle, O. Ojebiyi, O. Aderinola
- BiologyNigerian Journal of Animal Production
- 29 December 2020
Results indicated that intake, digestibility and N- utilisation of S. parcyhcapa by sheep is better than goats although both had a positive N-balance.
PHYSICOCHEMICAL, PROXIMATE AND ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES OF CURCUBITA MAXIMA SEED OIL
his study was carried out to evaluate the physicochemical, proximate and antioxidant properties of Curcubita maxima seed oil. The seed oil was extracted by adopting standard method using soxhlet…