Facts about Vitamin A Cassava

August 15, 2017

Vitamin A cassava is variety modified to contain pro vitamin A or beta-carotene, yellowish in colour and it breaks down in the body to release vitamin A. It is part of nutrient-rich crops developed by [Read More]

Facts about Cassava

August 15, 2017

Cassava is loaded with Vitamin B and C, calcium, carbohydrates and minerals. Cassava is an excellent source of vitamins such as thiamin, folates, riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and pantothenic acid. Cassava possesses anti-nutrients which can have [Read More]

Tips on Cassava Production

August 15, 2017

Cassava is the third most consumed crop in Nigeria. It is our most important food crop by production quantity and it is an important staple crop not only in Nigeria, but in Africa as it [Read More]

Facts about Catfish

August 11, 2017

Catfish belongs to the group of ray-finned fish and they are made up of more than 3000 species. They are one of the most farmed types of fish because they are consumed as delicacy around [Read More]

GROWING YAM

August 11, 2017

Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea that form edible tubers. They are perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in Asia, Africa, Central and South America, and [Read More]

Facts about Yam

July 28, 2017

Yams are carbohydrate rich, staple tuber vegetables of West African origin. Botanically it belongs to the family Dioscoreaceae, in the genus, Dioscorea. It is one of the most consumed foods in the world and is a staple [Read More]

Soil Nutrient Content and Sampling Procedures

June 7, 2017

Soil sampling and testing can give an excellent inventory of plant available nutrients and other soil chemical factors important for crop production. This inventory is a basis for recommending additional nutrients for crop production on [Read More]

Tips on Effective Fertilizer Application

June 6, 2017

Fertilizer refers to any compound that contains one or more chemical elements, organic or inorganic, natural or synthetic, that is placed on or incorporated into the soil or applied directly onto plants to achieve normal [Read More]

Facts about Cow Milk

March 16, 2017

More than 6 billion people on the planet drink milk on a semi-regular basis, which means that these animals are an incredibly important part of our global nutritional needs. Cow milk seems to be everywhere, [Read More]

Facts about Napier Grass

March 14, 2017

Napier grass, scientifically known as Pennisetum purpureum and commonly called “elephant grass” is an important diary fodder that produces a lot of high-protein forage and has been increasingly associated with intensive (stall-feeding/zero grazing) and semi-intensive [Read More]

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