International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Decline in Fish Stock and Livelihood of Small-Scale Fisheries in Shores of Lake Victoria, Tanzania

    Yohana James Mgale, Nicholaus Edward Nikusekela

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 87-91
    Received: 28 February 2017
    Accepted: 26 May 2017
    Published: 30 June 2017
    Abstract: The objective of this study was to analyse the decline of fish stock and its effects to the livelihood of small scale fisheries. The study was conducted at Ilemela District in Mwanza region, Tanzania. Data were collected through interview and focus group discussion with the sample size of 84 respondents plus 4 key informants. The SPSS and STATA sof... Show More
  • Effect of Feeding Some Evergreen Tropical Browse Plant Leaf on Blood Parameters of Growing Rabbits

    Okwori Abel Ibrahim, Abejeshi Ikienilase Margaret, Shaahu David Terhemba

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 92-98
    Received: 30 March 2017
    Accepted: 13 July 2017
    Published: 25 July 2017
    Abstract: A feeding trial was conducted with thirty (30) weaner rabbits to investigate the nutritive potentials of some evergreen tropical browse plants leaves (Ficcus thoningii, Vitex doniana, Daniela oliveri, Sarcocephalus latifolia). Thirty mixed breed rabbits were used and randomly assigned to five (5) treatments (T1 - T5). The rabbits on Treatment 1 die... Show More
  • Dry Matter Yield Potentials of Some Gamba Grass (Andropogon gayanus Kunth.) Accessions in the Southern Guinea Savanna of Benue State, Nigeria

    Abel Ibrahim Okwori, Michael Eghosa Aken’Ova

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 99-103
    Received: 8 January 2017
    Accepted: 21 January 2017
    Published: 9 August 2017
    Abstract: Benue state of Nigeria has a high potential for ruminant livestock production with its extensive grass cover of the southern guinea savanna, dominate by gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus kunth). However, this and other grasses have not been evaluated for forage utilization in the state. Investigations were therefore conducted to identify suitable gen... Show More