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Sourcing of choice timber species is becoming increasingly difficult in the forests of West Africa including Nigeria. There is a need to provide alternative species by investigating the technical qualities of species that are hitherto neglected, therefore, the need to evaluate wood properties of ...

Author(s)
Ojo, A. R.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Citation
Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 53-59
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One of the major challenges of the developing countries is the production of sufficient food for the rapidly increasing population and over cultivation of land resulting in soil infertility. Hence, the transfer of nutrients through tree biomass contribute to micro variability in soil fertility and...

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Oladoye, A. O.; Oyebamiji, N. A.; Ola, R. A.
Publisher
Graduate Program in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso / UFMT, Cuiabá, Brazil
Citation
Advances in Forestry Science, 2020, 7, 2, pp 1049-1055
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Forest and the goods and services they provide are essential for human livelihood and wellbeing. An assessment on the likely impact of deforestation on NTFPs along gender line is therefore imperative for effective adaptations for NTFPs collectors. The study examined the adaptive strategies to...

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Aluko, O. J.; Adejumo, A. A.; Bobadoye, A. O.
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Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
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Agro-Science, 2020, 19, 2, pp 48-52
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This study investigated fibre characteristics and morphological indices of Artocarpus altilis, a lesser used species (LUS) wood which is fast becoming popular in Nigeria, due to its excellent performance in light structural applications, aesthetic and dimensional stability. Not to limit its uses to ...

Author(s)
Areo, O.; Omole, A. O.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 1, pp 36-45
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The study was undertaken to evaluate the combustion properties of briquettes from wood and agricultural wastes. Terminalia superba sawdust and banana leaves were used and cow dung acting as binder in varying mixing ratios. The briquettes were produced using an automatic press at a constant...

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Iyiola, E.; Ogunleye, M.; Olufemi, B.; Owoyemi, J.; Ayanleye, S.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2019, 15, 2, pp 30-37
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With the current geometric increase in Nigerian population and the depleted soil nutrients vis-à-vis decreased agricultural outputs. It becomes pertinent to identify important indigenous multiple agroforestry trees that would be compatible with food crops on the same piece of land for multiple...

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Onefeli, A. O.; Akinyele, A. O.; Fatoba, H. T.
Publisher
Lithuanian Academy of Sciences Publishers, Vilnius, Lithuania
Citation
Žemės ūkio mokslai, 2019, 26, 2, pp 94-102
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The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel (Diptera: Tephritidae) is an invasive pest in many countries across the globe, including Nigeria. The potentials of three food-based lures in mass trapping of B. dorsalis on Chrysophyllum albidum were assessed during 2019 fruiting season in three...

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Ugwu, J. A.
Publisher
University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture, East Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
X International Agriculture Symposium, Agrosym 2019, Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 3-6 October 2019. Proceedings, 2019, pp 776-783
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Mass trapping has demonstrated to be a powerful tool in the control of fruit flies, its use in African countries has currently increased remarkably as a control method. This study evaluated the efficacy of two traps; Lynfield Trap (LT) and Modified Lynfield Trap(MLT) and two lures (Methyl Eugenol...

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Ugwu, J. A.; Omoloye, A. A.; Ogunfumilayo, A. O.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Citation
Agro-Science, 2018, 17, 3, pp 40-45
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In response to land degradation problem, different agroforestry practices has been adopted as an efficient strategy to solve problem of soil nutrient depletion. This study examined factors influencing adoption of improved fallow in Gbonyin local government, Ekiti state, Nigeria. A total of one...

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Olujobi, O. J.
Publisher
Journal Issues Limited, Benin City, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research, 2018, 6, 2, pp 21-27
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Chainsaw milling and Terrain of log conversion was examined in Southwestern Nigeria. Data for the study were obtained from chainsaw millers who were given felling permits to operate in the region. A total number of 505 logs were processed in all. Data were analysed Using Cross-tabulation and...

Author(s)
Adeleye, I. G.
Publisher
International Journal of BioSciences, Agriculture and Technology (IJBSAT), Coimbatore, India
Citation
International Journal of BioSciences, Agriculture and Technology (IJBSAT), 2018, 9, 6, pp 43-50

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