International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems

International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and Food Systems (IJOTAFS) publishes high-quality peer reviewed articles, in English, in all areas of agriculture and food production and processing including tree production, pesticide science, post harvest biology and technology, seed science, irrigation, agricultural engineering, water resources management, marine sciences, agronomy, animal and veterinary science, physiology and morphology, aquaculture, crop science, dairy science, entomology, fish and fisheries, forestry, freshwater science, arid soil research and rehabilitation, agricultural genomics, horticulture, soil science, systematic, virology, viticulture, economics and agribusiness.

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Vol 2, No 2 (2008)

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Design and construction of a cassava tuber peeling machine
JO Nordiana, O Ighodalo, HN Ossai
Design and construction of palm kernel cracking and separation machines
JO Nordiana, K Aghawegbehe, PO Omueti
Economic benefits of botanical pesticide use in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria
ST Anjorin, EA Salako, Ma Ojo
Effect of size and number of cuts on gum Arabic production Damaturu, Yobe state, Nigeria
MT Tarfa, HY Amshi
Effect of different chemical treatments on the germination of fungal-infested soybean seeds
NC Duru, MI Nwachukwu, IO Nwachukwu
Effects of Lippia multiflora leaf extract and Aspergillus flavus on germination and vigour of Sorghum bicolor (Moench)
ST Anjorin, HA Makun, HE Ihenacho
Variations of water and soil sediments qualities of Elechi creek, Niger Delta, wetland
UU Gabriel, M Inko-Tariah, N Olu, OA Akinrotimi
Gender analysis of adoption of improved sweet potato varieties in Ishielu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria: implications of agricultural extension policy
AN Imoh, ME Ejechi
Growth, carcass and gut morphology of broiler finisher chickens fed raw and processed soybean seed meal
FC Iheukwumere, EC Ndubuisi, EA Mazi, UN Egu
Farmers\' perceptions of information services of agricultural development programs
AO Chukwu, VBN Okoli
In vitro antimicrobial activity of aqueous extracts of Argemone Mexicana on some pathogenic organisms
H Yusuf, MK Abubakar, IJ Peni, IG Ameh, CM Elinge, MU Rikoto
Antibacterial effect of leaf extracts of Bauhimia reticulate, Azadirachta indica and Cassia saemia on bacterial isolates from bovine mastitis
FE Tata, AA Chukwuedo, MI Agba, AO Olabode
Liver function, weight changes and aspects of the serum biochemistry of West African dwarf goats treated for FSH + LH (Pergonal ®) for superovulation
FC Iheukwumere, H Abu, EC Ndubuisi, UN Egu
Resource-use efficiency in maize production among small scale farmers in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State, Nigeria
MA Ojo, US Mohammed
Effect of socio-economic characteristics of hides and skin marketers in Maiduguri, Nigeria, on their income
DB Bawa, MG Thliza, HIM Gaya, DU Kalla
Estimation of technical efficiency of peasant sorghum production in Niger State, Nigeria
MA Ojo, US Mohammed
Actors participation in the development of maize-cassava intercropping technology
AO Chukwu, AE Onweagba
The effect of soaking and roasting on the proximate and functional properties of asparagus bean (Vigna sesquipedalis)
JN Nwosu, EN Nwajei, VO Ogbonna

International Journal of Agriculture and Food Systems.   ISSN: 0794-4713