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The study was carried out in Taraba State, Nigeria to identify factors limiting adaptation to climate change among farmers. Questionnaire/interview schedule was used to collect data from a sample of 90 respondents used for the study. Data were analyzed using frequency, percentage, mean scores and standard deviation. Results show that radio (72.2%) and fellow farmers (58.9%) were major sources ...

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This research Paper assessed the impact of flood on food security of rural farmers in Dagiri Community of Gagwalada Area Council of Abuja Nigeria. The sampling frame for the study consist of rural farmers in Dagiri community and sampling technique used was random sampling of 112 farmers household living along the River Usuma because they are most prone to flooding. Data were analysed using sim ...

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Nigeria currently imports foods for domestic consumption of her citizens. This is puzzling because a greater percentage of her population is engaged in agriculture. This is despite the apparent neglect of agriculture since crude oil was discovered in commercial quantities in the early 1970s. Before the discovery of oil in exportable quantities, the country depended largely for her foreign exch ...

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Beetroot is one of horticultural crop which need intensive cultural practice. It is important throughout the world by being a source of food as well as income for consumers, processors and producers. But there is a gap of research output and information for its cultural practice especially on optimum recommended fertilizers and spacing to improve its yield in Ethiopia. A field experiment was c ...

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In this study, eight different genotypes namely FA-006, FA-007, FA-008, FA-015, FA-016, FA-017, FA-022 and BARI Strawberry-1 were grown under field condition to evaluate the superior performance of tropical strawberry genotypes in terms of their morphological characters. Our results revealed that FA-015 genotype showed better performance in terms of plant height, leaf number, canopy spread, fl ...

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This research paper mainly focus on vulnerability and exposer intensity due to land use change in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Assessment of vulnerability with exposer intensity to land use change is an important step for enhancing the understanding and decision-making to reduce vulnerability. This research work includes quantification of Exposure Index (EI), Sensitivity Index (SI) and Adaptive Ca ...

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Vector snails are important in the life cycle of schisosomiasis, the need to understand the ecologic factors that could enhance snails’ survival and trigger schistosomiasis transmission necessitated this study. Therefore, the potential risk of schistosomiasis transmission was explored in Zhangjiagang region, a non-endemic area in lower reaches of Yangtze River, eastern of China. The key indict ...

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This study assesses the vulnerability of households to natural disaster in Kano Region, Nigeria. To obtain a representative sample, the region was divided into three agro-ecological zones based on isohyets limits with zone 1 within 500-650 mm annual rainfall, zone 2, + 650-800 mm and zone 3, +800–1000 mm. Data was collected from each zone by interview of house­holds and disaster management off ...

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Background: In Bangladesh, garment workers comprise of both men and women of young age of which women are the majority. Occupational exposure to cotton dust, fibers, metal fumes and different chemicals used in the apparel manufacturing industries cause a wide range of physical and psychological health problems in the garment workers that have not been investigated. Objective: Considering the w ...

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The harmful effects of acute pesticide poisoning have been well documented as an established hazard of agricultural work, while the evidence of the association between chronic pesticide exposure and health consequences, continues to emerge. Despite many pesticides have been banned or restricted in several developed countries, exposures to these toxic agents are still occurring in most of the d ...

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