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The Details of the Analysis of Seed Released and / or Registered in Nigeria from 1937-2013: The Success and the Gaps

The National Crops Varieties and Livestock Breeds Registration and Release Committee in Nigeria is domiciled in the National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), Moor – Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria. The Director/Chief Executive Officer of NACGRAB doubles as the Registrar of National Crops Varieties and Livestock Breeds Registration and Release Committee. Before the Promulgation of…
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Evaluation of Maize Accessions for Nutrients Composition, Forage and Silage Yields: Critical Overview

An experiment was conducted to evaluate the yield of forage, silage and nutrients composition of two maize accessions: West Atlantic Seed Alliance 1 (WASA1) and an accession from Shika tagged (SHIMAZ). The maize seeds were planted in plots of 5 m x 5 m (25 m2) size with four replicates for each accession. The results…
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An Analytical Approach on Physicochemical and Molecular Characterization of Imported Rice in Ghana: Implications for Developing Product Targets for Breeding New Varieties

Rice is the fastest growing food source in Ghana. The country however, imports about 60% of its rice requirement due to low volumes of production and poor grain quality of domestic rice compared to imported ones. In this study, ten popular imported rice brands on the Ghanaian market were characterized for grain quality traits including…
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Assessment of Seed Maize Systems and Potential Demand for Climate-Smart Hybrid Maize Seed in Africa: A Current Review

Africa lacks a steady supply of good quality seed due in part to lack of timely development and conveyance of seed technologies to farmers. This study evaluated the performance of national seed systems of five countries in eastern and southern Africa where a consortium of public- private organizations are implementing the Water Efficient Maize for…
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Economic Evaluation of Weed Control and Herbicide Residues on Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in Ghana: Advanced Study

A study on economic evaluation of some weed management strategies and herbicide residues analysis on roots of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) was conducted during 2014 and 2015 cropping season in Kumasi, Ghana. Cost and benefits were computed from the use of two manual weedings (hoeing and cutlassing), two pre-emergence herbicides (Butachlor 60% EC and Terbulor…
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Thermal Stability of Fumonisin B1 (FB1) in Maizebased Food Commodities

Fumonisin B1 (FB1) is a mycotoxin from Fusarium verticillioides that is frequently associated with maize. Fumonisins have been implicated as the causal agents of a variety of animal diseases and are epidemiologically linked to the high incidence of human oesophageal cancer in some regions of the world. Thermal treatments are used in many processes involving…
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Influence of the Rootstock on the Performance of ‘Valencia Late’ Sweet Orange in the Gharb Region (Northwestern Morocco)

The effect of 14 rootstocks on yield, yield efficiency, tree size and fruit quality of ‘Valencia late’ sweet orange was studied in the Gharb region (northwestern Morocco). Over 5 years of production, total cumulative yield was the highest on Citrumelo 4475 (11) and PT B6 Z13 (5). In terms of productivity, Citrumelo 4475 (11), Citrus…
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September 19, 2020 0

An Approach on Symmetric Random Biometric Key (SRBK) Based Cryptography

In this paper, a novel cryptographic algorithm namely Symmetric Random Biometric key (SRBK) algorithm has been proposed. The key for this SRBK algorithm is obtained from two biometric features namely ear and lip. It also can be considered Advanced encryption standard (AES)algorithm for comparison with SRBK algorithm and finally it was proved that SRBK algorithm…
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Representation of the Predictive Analytics based Financial Assistance Model for Chronic Care Patients in India

Indian pharmaceutical industry (IPI) has traversed through many phases and it is in emerging phase now (2019). IPI is looking for innovation, creativity, newness in patient connect to perform different activities to achieve their stated goals. According to a recent World Health Organization report, approximately 50% of the people with chronic illness do not take…
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Study of IRNSS Receiver Doppler Positioning in Kinematic Conditions

The emerging satellite navigation system i.e IRNSS (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System) being operational from 2016 with seven satellite constellation. The operational name of the IRNSS is Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) is developed by ISRO, India. The positional accuracy of the NavIC depends upon various parameters based on the application. Doppler shift is one…
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