American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry

Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Effects of Declining Paper Industry on Nigeria Economy and the Way Forward

    Egbewole Zaccheaus Tunde, Rotowa Odunayo James

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 181-187
    Received: 20 August 2017
    Accepted: 29 August 2017
    Published: 6 November 2017
    Abstract: Nigeria paper industry has not reached the optimum performance level expected of it by planners despite the huge money spent on the establishment of pulp and paper mills in the country before it finally stop production in 1994 due to the high dependence on foreign inputs. This paper examines the problems militating against pulp and paper production... Show More
  • Promoting Environmental Education at the Geographical Space of the Pati Cua Stream´ Basin

    Palavecino José, Eibl Beatriz, Lopez Jorge, Centurión Diego, Aguinagalde Santiago, Vier Fernando, Barrios Hector

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 188-191
    Received: 20 September 2017
    Accepted: 9 November 2017
    Published: 1 December 2017
    Abstract: The obtained results at the studies previously made on the Pati Cua basin (Eldorado, province of Misiones), reveal a slow deforestation of the Paranaense Forest (Atlantic Forest); with the aggravating of the biodiversity loss and the elimination of the protective forests, which turns into a severe warning about the quality of the water, due to anth... Show More
  • Replacement of Commercial Concentrate with Acacia nilotica Pod Meal on Feed Intake, Digestibility and Weight Gain of Boer x Woyto-Guji Crossbred Goats

    Denbela Hidosa, Deribe Gemiyo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 192-197
    Received: 26 August 2017
    Accepted: 11 September 2017
    Published: 3 December 2017
    Abstract: The study was conducted to evaluate supplementation effect of graded levels of Acacia nilotica pod meal on feed intake, nutrient digestibility and weight gain of Boer and Woyto-Guji (50%) crossbred goats. Twenty four Boer and Woyto-Guji crosses with initial weight of 15.20 ± 0.67 kg were used for the experiment. The experimental diets compri... Show More