Soil Science

THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ORGANOLEPTIC ATTRIBUTES OF LESSER-KNOWN VEGETABLES AS CONSUMED IN NJIKOKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA.

                                               ABSTRACT  This study determined the chemical composition and organoleptic attributes of three selected vegetables consumed in Njikoka local government area, Anambra state, Nigeria. The vegetables used...

STUDIES ON NUTRIENT POTENTIALS OF BLENDS OF TREATED AERIAL YAM (DIOSCOREA BULBIFERA) AND COWPEA (VIGNAUNGUICULATA L. WALP) FED ADULT ALBINO RATS

Abstract This work evaluated the nutrient and antinutrient content and nutritive value of a lesser-known high yielding crop (aerial yam) and well-known high yielding legume...

PREVALENCE AND INFLUENCE OF EXERCISE ON OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE CHILDREN 6-12 YEARS IN ENUGU SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the study             The English word “obesity” derives, from the Latin word obesus meaning ‘fat’ or plump. The first English use of...

PHOSPHATE MOBILIZATION BY ADDITION OF ORGANIC ACIDS IN TWO SOILS OF THE SOUTHERN GUINEA SAVANNA OF NIGRIA

ABSTRACT One mechanism by which plants can mobilize organic and inorganic forms of phosphorus (P) in soils is by exudation of low molecular weight organic...

NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF CHILDREN LIVING IN IKA NORTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE

CHAPTER ONE 1.0      INTRODUCTION 1.1.   Background information Nigeria like many developing countries in Africa is still far from reducing the rate of infant and under-five (U5) mortality.  Malnutrition in early...

NUTRITIONAL AND IRON STATUS OF PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CLINIC AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TEACHING HOSPITAL, ITUKU OZALLA, ENUGU

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page       –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –                       i Table of contents     –           –           –           –           –           –           –                       ii List of...

NUTRIENTS AND PHYTOCHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF LESSER – KNOWN VEGETABLES – PHYLLANTUS NURIRI AND MUCUNA PRURIENS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON IRON AND BETA CAROTENE STATUS...

ABSTRACT The study examined the nutrients and phytochemicals composition of some lesser – known vegetables in Nigeria (Mucuna pruriens and Phyllantus nuriri) and their effects on iron and...

NUTRIENT POTENTIAL OF WILD AND CULTIVATED EDIBLE MUSHROOMS AND THEIR POSSIBLE USE IN FORTIFYING SNACKS FOR PRE-SCHOOL AND SCHOOL CHILDREN

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page………………………………………………………………………………………… i Approval Page…………………………………………………………………………… … ii Certification Page…………………………………………………………………………. .. iii Dedication………………………………………………………………………………………… iv Acknowledgement…………………………………………………………………………. v Table of Contents……………………………………………………………………… .. vi List of Tables………………………………………………………………………………….. viii List of Figures…………………………………………………………………………….. …...

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION AND ORGANOLEPTIC ATTRIBUTES OF FRESH AND SUN-DRIED Carica papaya L and Solanum macrocarpon L FRUIT SOUPS CONSUMED BY TIV, BENUE STATE

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NUTRIENT AND BIOACTIVE POTENTIALS OF Sphenostylis stenocarpa and Glycine max AND THEIR EFFECTS ON PERSISTENT PHYSICALLY INDUCED STRESS OF ADULT MALE WISTAR RATS

TABLE OF CONTENT TITLE PAGE…………………………………………………………………… i                 APPROVAL PAGE……………………………………………………………….. ii CERTIFICATION……………………………………………………………………. iii DEDICATION……………………………………………………………….….iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENT…………………………………………………………..…v LIST OF TABLES……………………………………………………………….……..xi         LIST OF FIGURES.………….……………xii                              ...

MORPHOLOGY, CHARACTERIZATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF SOILS OF API-RIVER FLOOD PLAIN IN OPI, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page. ii Certification. iii Dedication. iv Acknowledgment. v Table of contents. vi List of tables. vii List of figures. viii Appendix. x Abstract xi CHAPTER ONE.. 1 1.0 Introduction. 1 LITERATURE REVIEW…...

MINERAL PROFILE OF INFANT-FED COMPOSITE COMPLEMENTARY FOOD PREPARED FROM MIAZE (Zea mays), SOYBEAN (Glycine max) AND Moringa oleifera LEAVES

                                                    TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page                                                                                           i Approval page                                                                                                             ii Certification                                                                                                                iii Dedication                                                                                                                  iv Acknowledgement                                                                                                      v List of Tables                                                                                                              xii List of Figures/pictures                                                                          xiii ABSTRACT                                                                                                              ...

MICRONUTRIENT CONTENT AND EFFECTS OF JATROPHA CURCAS AND BRILLANTASIA NITENS LEAVES EXTRACTS IN ANAEMIA INDUCED ADULT MALE ALBINO RATS

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page ……………………………………………………………………………….      I Approval page …………………………………………………………..        II Certification page ………………………………………………………..…..      III Dedication ………………………………………………………………………………     IV Acknowledgement …………………………………………………………     V List of Tables……………………………………………………………………………….    X List of Figures………………………………………………………………..     XI List of Plates……………………………………………………………………………..   XII Abstract …………………………………………………………………………………    XIII CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the...

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND ADOPTION OF APPROPRIATE FEEDING PRACTICES BY MOTHERS AND ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES OF THEIR CHILDREN IN AGUATA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE,...

ABSTRACT This study was designed to assess the knowledge, attitude and adoption of appropriate infant feeding practices of mothers and the anthropometric indices of their children. Three hundred...

IODINE AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN IN OKPUJE, NSUKKA LGA, ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA.

ABSTRACT This study was designed to assess iodine and nutritional status of primary school children in a rural community, Okpuje, using recommended quantifiable indicators. A total of 395...

IDENTIFICATION, CONSUMPTION PATTERN AND NUTRIENT COMPOSITION OF PROCESSED GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES AND THEIR YAM DISHES AS CONSUMED IN IGBO-UKWU IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The thrust of this work was to identify some popular and lesser-known cultivated and forest green leafy vegetables consumed in Igbo-ukwu, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria. Those identified...

FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERN, ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND MICRONUTRIENT STATUS OF CHILDREN AGED 6 – 59 MONTHS IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study was undertaken to assess food consumption pattern, anthropometric and micronutrient status of children aged 6-59 months in Kaduna state.  A cross sectional survey design...

EVALUATION OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS AND DIETARY MANAGEMENT OF IN-PATIENT DIABETICS IN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA TEACHING HOSPITAL, ITUKU-OZALLA, ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study was carried out using randomized 121 in-patient diabetics in medical wards of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku-Ozalla. The instrument for...

EVALUATION OF FOOD POTENTIALS OF TIGERNUT TUBERS (Cyperus esculentus) AND ITS PRODUCTS (MILK, COFFEE AND WINE)

ABSTRACT The food potentials of tigernut tubers (Cyperus esculentus) locally know as “aki awusa” in Igbo, ”aya” in Hausa and “ofio” in Yoruba were evaluated. The proximate composition...

EFFECTS OF COVER MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, RUNOFF AND EROSION IN NSUKKA SANDY LOAM SOIL

ABSTRACT A two –year (2004/2005) field investigation was carried out on the runoff plots at the University of Nigeria Nsukka farm, to monitor the effects...

DISTRIBUTION OF MICRO NUTRIENTS IN COASTAL PLAIN SAND PARENT MATERIAL IN EDO STATE.

DISTRIBUTION OF MICRONUTRIENTS IN COASTAL PLAIN SAND PARENT MATERIAL IN EDO STATE. TABLE OF CONTENTSCover page ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- iTitle page ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------iiCertification ------------------------------------------------------------------------------iiiDedication ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------ivAcknowledgement ------------------------------------------------------------------------vTable of contents...

EFFECT OF MATERNAL NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS ON PREGNANCY OUTCOME IN RURAL AND URBAN AREAS OF EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study was to assess the effect of maternal nutrition knowledge and nutritional status on pregnancy outcome in Ebonyi State,...

EFFECT OF DRYING METHODS ON THE NUTRIENT AND PHYTOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SOME CULTIVATED AND WILD LEAFY VEGETABLES.

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to determine the nutrient and phytochemical composition of fresh, sun and shade dried okra, bitter, scent, G. latifolium...

SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF SOIL PROPERTIES AS INFLUENCED BY PARENT MATERIALS

CHAPTER ONE 1.1 INTRODUCTION The need to take account of spatial variability of soil properties when modeling soil forming and environmental processes is now clear and known....

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