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International Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology


Recent articles to be released shortly in Volume-4

An Empirical Analysis of the effect of Agricultural Input on Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria

Published On: October 28, 2017 | Pages: 077 - 085

Author(s): Ojiya Emmanuel Ameh*, Okoh Abo Sunday, Mamman Andekujwo Baajon and Ngwu Jerome Chukwuemeka
The main object of this study is to investigate the effect of Agricultural input on Agricultural productivity in Nigeria from 1990 to 2016 using secondary annual time series data sourced from World Bank database (2016) and Central Bank of Nigeria Statistical Bulletin (2016). ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-815X.000026

Assessment of Commercial Beef Cattle Fattening Practices and performance in East Shoa Zone

Published On: September 27, 2017 | Pages: 067 - 076

Author(s): Genet Dadi* Mengistu Urge and Tsegay Teklebrhan
The study was conducted in Adama, Lome and Adami-Tulu districts of East Shoa Zone of Oromia Regional State to assess commercial fattening practices, and to evaluate performance of commercial fattening. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-815X.000025

Physicochemical properties of Ethiopian Beeswax, the case of South Wollo zone, Amhara Region

Published On: September 15, 2017 | Pages: 061 - 066

Author(s): Addisu Bihonegn*, Desalegn Begna, Asaminew Tassew and Zeleke Mekuriaw
The study was conducted in three purposively selected districts of South Wollo Zone, Tehulederie, Kalu and Dessie Zuria, intended to analyze the physicochemical properties of beeswax produced in 2015/6. Twenty-six beeswax samples were collected being sourced from honey extract, ‘Tej sefef’, old combs and purchased beeswax blocks and analyzed at Sekota Dry land Agri ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-815X.000024

Coprecipitation procedure for speciation of chromium in some dairy food product and water samples by FAAS

Published On: August 31, 2017 | Pages: 055 - 060

Author(s): Şerife Saçmacı*
A new method based on the coprecipitation procedure (CP) for separation/speciation using flame atomic absorption spectrometric (FAAS) determination was proposed for the determination of Cr(III)/ Cr(VI) in some real samples with Co(II)/α-Benzoin oxime precipitate. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-815X.000023

Influence of Slaughtering Ages on Carcass Characteristics, Meat Composition and Haematology of Extensively Managed Red Sokoto Bucks Slaughtered In Abeokuta Metropolis, Nigeria

Published On: August 07, 2017 | Pages: 049 - 054

Author(s): Amosu Semethon David, Oderinwale Olatunde Akeem*, Jolaosho Oladapo Oluwadamilare, Sanusi Ganiyu Omotayo and Oluwatosin Bamidele Omonuwa
The study was conducted to evaluate the effects of ages at slaughtering on carcass characteristics, meat composition and haematology of extensively managed Red Sokoto bucks slaughtered in Abeokuta Metropolis ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-815X.000022