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ASPECTS OF HOLOCENE VEGETATION RECONSTRUCTION OF SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA: POLLEN RECORD FROM OZZI LAKE, OPI, NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page – – – – – – – – – – i
Certification – – – – – – – – – – ii
Dedication – – – – – – – – – – iii
Acknowledgements – – – – – – – – – iv
Table of contents – – – – – – – – – v
List of figures – – – – – – – – – – vii
List of tables – – – – – – – – – – viii
List of plates – – – – – – – – – – ix
Abstract – – – – – – – – – – x
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY – – – – – – 1
1.2 DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDY SITE – – – – – 2
1.3 PROBLEM STATEMENT – – – – – – – 7
1.4 JUSTIFICATION – – – – – – – – 8
1.5 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY – – – – – – – 9
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.2 VEGETATION CHANGE DURING HOLOCENE PERIOD – – 13
2.3 SETTING OF THE VEGETATION OF THE STUDY AREA – – – 14
CHAPTER THREE: MATERIALS AND METHODS
3.1 STUDY LOCATION – – – – – – – – 17
3.2 COLLECTION OF SAMPLE – – – – – – – 17
3.3 SECTION ANALYSIS – – – – – – – – 17
3.4 LABORATORY PREPARATION – – – – – – 17
3.5 MICROSCOPY – – – – – – – – – 19
3.6 IDENTIFICATION – – – – – – – – 20
3.7 RADIOCARBON DATING – – – – – – – 20
3.7.1 PROCEDURE – – – – – – – – 20
3.8 pH DETERMINATION – – – – – – – 21
3.9 LITHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION – – – – – – 21
3.10 COLOUR DETERMINATION – – – – – – – 22
3.11 DATA ANALYSIS – – – – – – – 22
CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS
4.1 pH DETERMINATION – – – – – – – – 23
4.2 LITHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION – – – – – – 25
4.3 COLOUR DETERMINATION – – – – – – 27
4.4 RADIOCARBON ANALYSIS – – – – – – – 28
4.5 POLLEN ANALYSIS – – – – – – – 29
4.5.1PHYTOECOLOGICAL GROUPS – – – – – 29
4.6 PALYNOSTRATIGRAPHY – – – – – – – 39
CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION
5.1 ZONE 1 – – – – – – – – – 43
5.2 ZONE II – – – – – – – – – – 45
5.3 ZONE III – – – – – – – – – – 46
5.4 ZONE IV – – – – – – – – – – 47
CONCLUSION
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