Category: Agriculture

PROBLEMS OF YAM PRODUCTION IN OUR COMMUNITY

ABSTRACT Declining productivity of yam in Nigeria highlighted the need for a study to determine both the effect of fertilization on yam (Dioscorea spp.) yield andhe best agronomic management options available for stabilizing yam productivity, via the modeling of yam growth and development. This study addressed the above issues by carrying out a research which […]

THE EFFECT OF BUSH BURNING ON AGRICULTURAL LAND

ABSTRACT Bush burning removes the natural vegetation cover that protects the soil surface. This exposes the land to the effects of wind and water erosion. It should however noted that burning on agricultural lands in Okada in Ovia North East Local Government Area attention was focused on the merit and demerit of burning agricultural land […]

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FARMING

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the problems and prospects of small scale farm. In this write-up, the researcher started by examining the history and problems were identified as being the problems and prospect of small scale farm. The problems affecting small scale farm and their possible solutions were obtained through the […]

CAUSES OF LOW PRODUCTION OF RUBBER

ABSTRACT This research study was undertaken with a view to assessing the veracity of rubber production in Ikpoba Okha LGA, Edo State. Several factors were identified as causes of this trend; such as lack of capital, use of old plantations, unavailability of land, price of latex etc. a questionnaires approach was used to obtain data […]

PROBLEM AND PROSPECTS OF SMALL SCALE FISH FARMERS

TABLE OF CONTENT Chapter One Background to the study Statement of the study Purpose of the study Significance of the study Research questions Limitations of the study Chapter Two Review of related literature Chapter Three Research design and methodology Sampled area Sample subject Research instruments Administration of the questionnaire Validity and reliability of instrument Statistical […]

THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR AS THE KEY TO THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The study of economic history provides us with ample evidence that an agricultural revolution is a fundamental pre-condition for economic development (Eicher & Witt, 1964; Oluwasami 1966; Jones & Woolf, 1909). The agricultural sector has the potential to be the industrial and economic springboard from which a […]