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Honey and Sugar Content

Honey is usually regarded as a natural, healthier sweetener. But you will be disappointed that honey has minor nutritional advantages.  Though I previously discussed the health benefits of honey, not the nutritional aspects. For years, honey has been a traditional sweetener, even before the discovery …

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Soil health: Simple Soil Testing techniques

The necessary materials required for testing soil pH level from your home or kitchen are; distilled water, baking soda, and vinegar. Soil pH level is very important as it influences many other factors which impact plant growth. The pH level of the soil determines if …

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Increasing agriculture productivity through partnership

Agriculture in Nigeria is a sector that required a lot of money (capital intensive) but the sector has enormous potential to strengthen the economy and improve the lives of many Nigerians. With the huge potential in agriculture, some challenges are still obstructing the opportunities. In …

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New emerging cassava diseases

I’ve decided to write on this blog article because I want to create awareness on the existence of this disease and its impact on cassava production. Although, the disease has not been recorded nor observed in Nigeria not because we are immune to its effects. …

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Research institutes’ strike: Nigeria risks economic slump

It’s no more a news again that the following unions; the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI), Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI) have embarked on an …

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Why Soil Test?

I am about to start a Cocoa plantation project on a client’s farm. Due to the size of the land, I suggested a soil physiochemical test to the client, even before he went ahead to make necessary payment on the land.  After gotten the soil …

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