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By O M Akinyemi

This booklet examines construction potency and financial advantages of agricultural creation platforms, evaluating either natural and traditional structures. ailments and pest outbreaks are regarded into with a view of recommending the perfect tools of regulate. Definition of land and its makes use of are mentioned. elements affecting soil formation and strategies of replenishing misplaced nutrition are enumerated in an try and teach scholars and farmers at the glossy options of preserving soil food with no environmental destruction. Experiments performed on soil to enquire the results and elements affecting meals mineralization were defined. Descriptions of wooded area bushes were given to provide an explanation for their roles in monetary growth. equipment of planting, principles and rules applied by way of groups, states and nations also are mentioned. This e-book significantly stories the consequences of agricultural chemical compounds on soil organisms and different agricultural practices.

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Its annual rainfall ranges from 1,500 mm in the south and about 1,000 mm in the north (Akinsanmi, 1994). The area has about four to six months of dry season and six to eight months of rain. The Sudan savannah is found in the northern part of the Guinea savannah. It spans from West Africa through Senegal, to northern Nigeria. It has an annual rainfall of about 600 mm spread over a period of three tc four months. The relative humidity is usually low while the temperature is high. The vegetation contains seasonal short grasses and wild fruits like baobab, 14 Agricultural Production scientifically known as "Adansonia".

Agro-based processing is one route that can 20 Agricultural Production add value to primary agricultural products and help reduce unacceptable high post-harvest losses. Three requirements must be met to create these new opportunities for the rural poor: B Avoid destabilizing local prices k Market access must be facilitated P Concerted long-term efforts must be made to achieve the principal objectives (ii) Empowering Developing Countries Sustainable agricultural development requires strong institutions (both public and private) and an appropriate enabling environment.

It is recognized that the absorption of water occurs in the form of osmosis which involves the movement from higher regions to lower region concentration. It is recommended that further research be conducted to investigate if there is any other form in which water is absorbed by plants. 6 Forestry Forests have historically provided shelter, food, fuel, medicines, and building materials for both man and animals. However, forests now cover only 24% of the world's land surface and a net loss occur in developing countries.

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