Seibou TOLEBA Soumanou

Seibou TOLEBA Soumanou
University of Abomey-Calavi | UAC · Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (FSA)

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Arachis pintoi is a valuable forage legume in tropical savannas. However, seeds are expensive, so that, vegetative planting is an option particularly for smallholder farmers. During 3-year, A. pintoi CIAT 17434 seed yield and quality were studied in northern Benin (West Africa). Two treatments (establishment from stolons and from seeds) were tested...
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Non-genetic factors influence production and reproduction performances of animals. This study aims to evaluate the influence of the parturition rank, the parity and the sex on the zootechnical performance of the dwarf goat in the Sudanian zone of Benin. To this end, data on reproductive and production performance were collected on 954 goats. From t...
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La contamination des eaux de surface et des espèces aquatiques par des oligo-éléments métalliques est devenue une préoccupation majeure. La présente étude a pour objectif de déterminer les niveaux de contamination en oligo-éléments métalliques du crabe Callinectes amnicola capturés dans les stations de Ganvié, Zogbo et Hwlacomey dans le complexe du...
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This article present digestility of Moringa leave meal based diet by Rabbit.
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Objective: The aim of the study was to assess the weight and reproductive performances of Girolando cattle at Kpinnou Breeding Farm (KBF) in the south western of Benin Republic. Materials and methods: The weight performance and body measurements were taken on a total of 150 Girolando cattle. The study of the reproductive traits was based on the rec...
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Aim: The current study aims to evaluate the reproductive performances of the Borgou cow inseminated on natural or induced estrus with semen from Gir and Girolando at the Okpara Breeding Farm. Materials and Methods: Semen from exotic breeds was used to inseminate 70 Borgou cows on induced estrus with the norgestomet implant and 285 others on natura...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the possibility of using neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves in the feeding of lactating rabbits. For 35 days, food consumption, weight performance and mortality were recorded in 96 mother cages of four batches of lactating rabbits subjected to four diets, including a control diet without neem leaves (lot 0) and t...
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This research studies the strategies of solid waste management in the autonomous port of Cotonou. The socio-anthropological investigations, based on the techniques of individual maintenance and direct observation, made it possible to identify the solid waste management strategies at the autonomous port of Cotonou. The participatory approach allowed...
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This study was conducted as part of a series of experiments on the use of dried leaves for the production of complete rabbit feed. For this purpose, 120 female rabbits, distributed in 4 batches (N0, N5, N10 and N15) with the same number (30) and homogeneous average weights (2595 g to 2708.7 g) were followed before and during pregnancy. Each of the...
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Aims: The aim of this study was to analyze the environmental and health impacts of poor waste management at the autonomous port of Cotonou, Benin. Materials and Methods: The socio-anthropological investigations were carried. The collected data was used, through appropriate analysis, to identify the diseases linked to the environment degradation in...
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The perceptible growth delays and financial losses in the Beninese cuniculture farms are often the result of inadequate feeding and high mortality rates. The aim of this study was to contribute to improve the zootechnical performances and the profitability of the cuniculture farms. Thus, a trial was carried out on four lots of 28 rabbits (male and...
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Digestive pathology is one of the causes of morbidity and mortality in the most common rabbit breeding. In Benin, no study has yet been carried out on Escherichia coli involved in intestinal diseases. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli and the overall proportion of E. coli in rabbits reared...
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La présente étude s’est intéressée à la comparaison des performances (zootechniques et économiques) et à la qualité de la viande des lapins nourris aux aliments à base de folioles de Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.) ou aux aliments commerciaux. Au total 144 lapereaux de race locale âgés de 35 à 40 jours dont 79 mâles et 65 femelles, ont été répartis...
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A study was carried out to compare the influence of four Guinea grass ecotypes (Panicum maximum) differing in their morphological, physiological, and agronomical traits on soil fertility in Soudanian region of West Africa. Plants were sown in a randomized complete block design with four replicates and cultivated during three successive years under...
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La caracterisation des systemes d’elevage permet d’identifier la diversite des elevages afin d’elaborer des actions de developpement. Le but de cette etude est de caracteriser les types d’elevages de bovins de race Borgou dans la zone septentrionale du Benin. La collecte des donnees a eu lieu dans 40 elevages dans l’Alibori, 24 dans l’Atacora et 84...
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This study aimed at comparing two proteins sources on the performance of quail bred in Benin. Six groups of 45 quails from common breed, without sex discrimination, received diets containing either soybean meal (20 and 25%), fishmeal (20 and 25%), or their mixture (20 and 25%). The feeding period lasted six weeks. Quail weights were similar at the...
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Objectif : La qualité de la viande prend en compte la qualité technologique, la qualité organoleptique, la qualité nutritionnelle et la qualité hygiénique. Le but de cette étude est d’évaluer les qualités technologiques et organoleptiques de la viande de bovins de races Borgou, Lagunaire et Zébu Peulh, élevés sur pâturage naturels. Méthodologie et...
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Panicum maximum est une espèce fourragère très polymorphe répandue en Afrique tropicale. Une meilleure connaissance de sa diversité contribuera à son amélioration et à son utilisation. Cette étude a étéréalisée en 2008 dans la zone Ouest Africaine sur des souches autochtones et porte sur 70 accessions de l’espèce collectées dans différentes zones a...
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Brachiaria ruziziensis is an important grass forage species in humid subtropical areas, namely in western Africa. An experimental trial carried out in Benin compared (over a period of 3 years) the impact of 3 different row spacings (20, 40 and 80 cm) and nitrogen fertilizer applied at 4 different dose rates (0, 50, 100 and 200 units N/ha) on Brachi...
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An experiment was carried out to investigate the effect of supplementing lactating cows with cottonseed meal and Vitellaria paradoxa leaves in the rainy season on milk yield and content, cows daily weight gain and profitability. The experimental design was 3 × 3 Latin square with 5 repetitions. Fifteen Borgou cows were offered three diets: grazing...
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Les caracteristiques de degradabilite in sacco et les valeurs proteiques de 4 legumineuses fourrageres cultivees (Aeschynomene histrix, Stylosanthes fructicosa, Mucuna pruriens var. utilis, Cajanus cajan) ont ete etudiees suivant 3 stades de developpement (vegetatif, floraison, foin). Les fourrages verts ont ete recoltes en milieu de croissance veg...
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L’effet du mode d’elevage sur la prolificite des truies de race locale et la viabilite de leurs porcelets, a ete etudie dans 4 localites. Le lot experimental compose de 30 truies a ete suivi sur le plan sanitaire et a recu un complement d’aliment du dernier mois de la gestation au sevrage des porcelets, tandis que les animaux du lot temoin composes...
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L’évaluation de l’effet des aliments contenant des cossettes et des feuilles de manioc sur les performances de croissance, les coûts de production et les caractéristiques de la carcasse a été réalisée sur 126 pintades pendant 28 semaines en zone tropicale sub-humide du Bénin. Après 12 semaines d’élevage avec un aliment démarrage (croissance), trois...
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1. Mucuna pruriens var. utilis is a legume, the seeds of which are scarcely used in animal diets owing to their high content of 3,4-dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine (L-Dopa). 2. Experiments were conducted on guinea fowl to assess the effects of two types of heat processing (cooking and toasting) on chemical composition and nutrient digestibility of Mucuna...
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The aim of the present study was to compare the growth characteristics of guinea fowl fed on Mucuna pruriens (pica-pica, cow-hitch plant, cowhage, velvet bean, devil bean) seed with a control group at both starting and growing phases in extensive production in tropical Africa country (Benin). It was also attempt at determining meat traits and ascer...
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Le but de cette étude est d’étudier la viabilité, les performances de croissance et les aptitudes du Poulet d’Ardenne en zone tropicale sub-humide du Bénin. L’expérimentation s’est déroulée en 2005 de janvier à avril pour la première répétition et de juillet à octobre pour la deuxième répétition. Les animaux ont été nourris avec deux rations alimen...
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Résumé L’un des problèmes majeurs rencontrés par les aulacodiculteurs en zones urbaines est la difficulté de cueillette de fourrages verts. Toutefois, ils ont un avantage sur la disponibilité des sous-produits agricoles et agro-industriels. L’étude vise à inventorier les ingrédients alimentaires disponibles pour l’aulacodiculture urbaine et de déte...
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the viability, growth and carcass performances of Ardenne chicken in the sub-humid region of Benin. The experimentation was carried out in 2005, from January to April for the first repetition and July to October for the second repetition. The animal were fed with two diets: a starting diet (2911 Kcal of ME...
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Numerous works are related to the use of unconventional feed resources, and particularly to Mucuna Spp., in poultry diet. This review aims at describing the context of their use, their nutritional values and the constraints related to their upgrading, before considering the effects of the various methods of treatment on the reduction of the toxic s...
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The effect of feed containing cassava leafs and peels was assessed on 126 local guinea fowls animal performance, production costs and meat quality over a period of 28 weeks in humid tropical climate of the South Benin. After 12 weeks of classical feeding, animals were randomly allotted in three groups of 42 for the finishing period: the group 1 rec...
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Numerous works are related to the use of unconventional feed resources, and particularly to Mucuna Spp., in poultry diet. This review aims at describing the context of their use, their nutritional values and the constraints related to their upgrading, before considering the effects of the various methods of treatment on the reduction of the toxic s...
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1. An experiment was carried out with 120 helmeted guinea fowls during one year in Parakou (Benin). Feed intake, ingredient and chemical composition, along with the nutritional adequacy of scavenging diets were measured during the rainy season (November-February) and dry season (March-October) in order to propose supplementation strategies. Ingredi...
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A survey on the production characteristics of guinea fowl (Meleagris numida) was carried out in the Borgou department located in the soudano-guinean zone North-Est of Benin. Chicks and reproductive groups were kept either on station under improved management conditions or in rural environment. In rural environment, the birds were divided in two gro...
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L’objectif de la présente étude a été d’appréhender la variabilité des caractères tels que la performance laitière (PL), le gain moyen quotidien (GMQ), la capacité d’ingestion de la matière sèche (IMS), l’ingestion alimentaire (IA) et l’énergie métabolisable absorbée (EM) chez les vaches Borgou, en fonction du système d’alimentation. Des mesures de...
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Dairy production in Benin relies on native cattle breeds, among which the Borgou cattle. This breed accounts for 88% of Benin's cattle population, which is estimated at 1,635,056 head (5). The production system is a traditional low input system involving extensive grazing on natural pasture without supplementation. Milk production reaches 82.76 mil...
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Résumé L’inventaire des aliments simples et composés utilisés dans l’alimentation des aulacodes a été fait chez 452 aulacodiculteurs installés au sud et au centre du Bénin. De l’analyse des résultats de l’étude il ressort que les fourrages verts (avec une large part de Panicum et de Pennisetum selon leur disponibilité) et les sous-produits agricole...

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