Combating Heat Stress for Optimum Profitability in the 21st Century Poultry Farming Systems

Different approaches to alleviating the negative impact of heat stress predominance that resulted from the Earth`s surface temperature change have been critically reviewed, with resultant effect on poultry productivity, health, economy, meat safety and food security, among others. Genetic modifications, managerial strategies, feeding pattern and technological approaches have undoubtedly exerted beneficial effects on heat stress
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Competition among the nations is the biggest problem within the international trading system. WTO deals with the rules of trade among countries and plays an important role for supporting global economic development. CAGR formulae, Delphi survey method and meta-analysis were used for analysis. The study analyzed the importance of WTO trade policies in the global
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A field experiment was performed on Black Gram variety T-9 at Entomology Instructional Farm, JNKVV-College of Agriculture, Rewa (M.P.) during Kharif. In the 2nd week of August, the initiation of white fly infestation was reported and reached a peak level of 10.84 per five leaves in the 2nd week of September when the temperature ranged
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Kagzi lime (Citrus aurantifolia) is one of India’s most important crops for horticulture. As the demand for its consumption is very strong due to nutritional and medicinal values, it is the most valuable fruit crop as the fruits are a rich source of vitamin C and acetic acid. The fruits are commonly used in the
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A field experiment was conducted at the Department of Rice, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, during the 2017 Kharif season to study the effect of silicon on membrane stability, plant water status and yield of rice genotypes under drought. Maximum membrane stability index (MSI) (93.1) was observed in CB06803 and minimum (86.2) was observed in
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The purpose of the resent study is to evaluate the effectiveness of fungicides and the spray regimes on the Cocoyam taro leaf blight control in Nsukka, Southeastern Nigeria. Cocoyam taro (Colocasia esculenta L) is a large crop of edible aroid tuber, but blight of cocoyam leaf  The greatest constraints to the development of cocoyam in
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The purpose of this study is to quantify losses due to the major chickpea pest. Borer pod, Armigera helicoverpa. Chickpea is one of the most important crops for pulses. Considering the financial value Protective measures for this crop need to be taken well in advance to avoid damage to the pod due to Borer pod.
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In the Owerri Agricultural Zone of Imo State , Nigeria, this study examined the loan demand requirements of rural staple and poultry farmers. The factors influencing the size of loans were also examined. Data were collected using a stratified sampling technique using standardised and pre-tested questionnaires from 100 loan recipients and five financial institutions in
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The common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is an essential crop that has become a source of protein for human nutrition. The yield of common beans in the world is limited by many pests, including plant parasitic nematodes. Meloidogyne genus called Root knot nematodes cause serious damage to the common bean among the plant parasitic nematodes.
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Rural women in occupational diversification were the subject of the study: a strategy for economic empowerment. In order to be economically motivated since agriculture is rain-fed and seasonal, rural women are engaged in occupational diversification. This is to encourage them to be financially strong in order to take care of their family obligations during off-season
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