Proceedings of the International Soil Tillage Research Organisation (ISTRO) Nigeria Symposium, Akure 2014 November 3 - 6, Akure, Nigeria.

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I. Agronomy Soil Science
II. Farm Power and Machinery
III. Keynote and Lead Papers
IV. Renewable Energy
V. Soil and Water Engineering
VI. Proceedings and Preliminary papers


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I. Agronomy Soil Science

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Effects of Seedbed Types on Soil Physical Properties, Leaf Nutrients Contents and Performance of Cowpea (Vigna Uguiculata (L) in Southwestern Nigeria. 178 Bankole , E. A., Omoju, O. J and Ojeniyi S. O.
2. Effect of Land Management Practices on Some Soil Properties and Field Performance of Cassava-Maize Intercrop in Umudike, Southeastern Nigeria. 160 Omenihu, A.A., Opara-Nadi, O.A. and Kamalu, O.J.
3. Effect of Ridging and Ridging Frequency on Growth, Yield and Nutrient Status of Cowpea. 98 Awodun, M. A and Ojeniyi, S. O
4. Distribution of Organic and Available Forms of Phosphorous and Micronutrients in the Soils of A Toposequence In Mokwa, Niger State, Nigeria. 52 Aduloju, M. O. and Abdulmumini, A. A.
5. Soil Physical Properties and Cocoyam Performance as Influenced by Tillage on an Alfisol in Southwest Nigeria. 150 Adekiya, A. O., Ojeniyi, S. O., Agbede, T. M. and Ewulo, B. S.
6. Effect of Soil Applied ChromolaenaOdorataFresh Biomass and Urea Fertilizer On Plant Available Nitrogen, Growth And Yield Of Maize (Zea MaysL.) In Ejiba, Kogi State, Nigeria. 225 Ogundare, S. K., Babatunde, I. J. and Aduloju M. O.
7. Influence of Tillage and Poultry Manure on Soil Properties and Cormel Yield of Cocoyam. 76 Adekiya, A. O., Agbede, T. M., Ojeniyi, S. O. and Ewulo, B. S.
8. Soil Survey and Land Evaluation Studies of A Proposed Irrigation Project Site at Ejigbo Dam, Ejigbo, Osun State, Nigeria. 462 Aduloju, M. O., Olaniyan, J.O., Adebiyi, O.T.V. and Afolabi, M.S
9. Maximum soil water content for optimum tillage operations along a toposequence in Isolu– Opeji, Southwest Nigeria. 569 J. K. Adesodun, A. A. Lasisi, F. K. Salako, A. N. Njah

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

II. Farm Power and Machinery

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A Survey of Farm Tractors in Imo State of Nigeria. 45 Ohanyere, S.O., S.N. Asoegwu, C.E. Chinweze, B.O.Iwuchukwu,
O.C. Chukwudi and C. Sunday

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Effects of tillage methods on some soil properties in a clayey loam soil of Umudike environment I: Physical properties and cone index. 229 J. C. Adama and A. N.Maduabuchi

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Development of Instrumentation System for Evaluating Draught of Tillage Tools Under Indoor Soil Bin Conditions. 3200 Abisuwa, T. A. and Manuwa, S. I

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Reducing Tillage Erosion in Sweet Potatoes Planting 113 Akerele Felicia O.

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Conservation Agriculture Technology (CAT): A Panacea for Sustainable Agricultural Productivity and unemployment. 172 A. S. Adesanya and S. I.Manuwa
6. Guidelines, Processes and Factors to Consider in Mechanized Agricultural Bush Clearing in the Tropics. 538 J.C. Adama
7. Development of Equipment for Measuring Pressure-Sinkage Behaviour of a Heavy Clay Soil. 353 Ajewole P.O. and Manuwa S. I.
8. Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Low-cost Row-Crop Planter for Peasant Farmers. 292 Olajide O. G. and Manuwa S. I.
9. Design and Fabrication ofPelton Wheel and Cross Flow Turbines for Power Generation. 707 Olaoye, J. O. and Oyebode O. O.
10. Soil Bin Facility for Soil-machine Interaction Studies. 693 Ani A. O. , Uzoejinwa B. B., , Ezeama A. O. , Ugwu S. N., , Ohagwu C. J. and Odigboh E. U.
11. Evaluation of the Degree of Agricultural Mechanization Index on the Performance of Some Farm Settlement Schemes in Southwestern Nigeria. 83 Olaoye, J. O., Amusa and T. A. Adekanye
12. Effect of Tractor Traffic and Moisture Content on Cone Index in a Crop-cultivated Land. 273 Odey S. O., Manuwa S. I., Ademosun O. C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

III. Keynote and Lead Papers

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Role of Land Clearing and Tillage in Improving Soil Fertility and Yield of Food Crops.

822 Professor James A. Adediran

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Soil Compaction Prediction, Variability and Implications for Precision Agriculture.

5900 Engr Prof. Mohammed G. Yisa
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SOIL TILLAGE DYNAMICS IN NIGERIA: POTENTIALS, PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES.

78 PROF. O. C. ADEMOSUN
4. ROLE OF LAND USE AND TILLAGE IN MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE. 51 Prof. S. O. Ojeniyi
5. AGRICULTURAL SOIL CULTIVATION EQUIPMENT FOR CROP PRODUCTION. 360 Engr Professor C. I. Ijioma, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IV. Renewable Energy

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Characterization of Ogbomosho Mango Seed Oil.

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Adejumo O.A, Bolarin F.M and Farounbi. A

2. Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Modified Floating Drum Bio-digester 490 Olaoye, J. O., Oyeleke, I. F. and and Adeniran, K. A.

 

 

 

 

V. Soil and Water Engineering

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Physico–Mechanical Properties of Soil and Yield of Amaranthus cruentus under different Tillage and Compaction Management. 446

J.T. Fasinmirin and O.J. Loto

2. Soil Compaction and Agricultural Production: A Review. 39 Baker, A.T
3. Spectral Analysis of Soil Temperature Data for Ilorin, Nigeria. 401 A. O. Ogunlela
4. Effect of Tillage Practices and Decapitation Methods on Fluted Pumpkin (Telfairia Occidentalis) Grown in an Inland Swamp (Fadama). 207 Idowu, O., S. O. Agele
5. Soil Physical Properties and Yield Response of Melon (Colocynthis citrullus L.) to different Tillage Treatments in a Humid Rainforest Soil of Akure, Nigeria. 193 Fasinmirin Johnson Toyin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VI. Proceedings and Preliminary papers

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Proceedings of the Meeting (complete)

9300

Dr. S. I. Manuwa & Dr. J. O. Olaoye

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ISTRO Akure 2014 Programme

3100

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3. Welcome Address 36 PROFESSOR S.O OJENIYI fssn, fcma
4. Acknowledgement 8 -