Objective: Food fortification has been practiced in Nigeria since ; however there is a dearth of published literature that comprehensively reviews Nigeria's food fortification program. This paper aims to address this gap. Design: A desk review of published and grey literature on food fortification in Nigeria compiled from web searches and institutional archives. Search dates spanned from to Maize meal, margarine, cooking oil and sugar are fortified with vitamin A. Margarine is also fortified with vitamin D.
Literature review on zea mays
Review of Potential Crop Yields in Nigeria
Maize farming is the cultivation of maize or corn from the seed stage to the marketing of the harvested maize or corn. Maize farming is inarguably the most popular type of crop cultivation or farming in Nigeria. Go to any town, village or city in Nigeria, you are likely to see a lot of maize farmers. Maize farming in Nigeria is practiced in all the geopolitical zones of the country. Kano, Kebbi, Kaduna and all states in the country. Maize is a staple food in Nigeria and hugely consumed by Nigerians. Most Nigerians will consume maize or its derivatives at least once every day.
PROFITABILITY OF SMALL-SCALE MAIZE PRODUCTION IN NIGER STATE OF NIGERIA
It was found that weeds maize produced higher weeds and utilized weeds philippines mays more efficiently that review open pollinated variety. Improved open-pollinated maize variety responds favourably to high dose of nitrogen fertilizer Shafsak et al. Crop rotation zea various benefits to the soil.
Nigeria occupies a landmass of , km 2 and lies along latitudes 4 o 1' and 13 o 9' N and longitudes 2 o 2' and 14 o 30' E. The country has an agricultural land area of about 84 million hectares, of which 33 million hectares is currently under cultivation. About 3 million hectares of the agricultural land is irrigable but only about , hectares is actually irrigated. The major staple crops in Nigeria are cassava, yam, maize, sorghum, rice and millet.