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 […]

EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION

2.2   LITERATURE REVIEW The effect of soil erosion is a worldwide phenomena particularly because of its adverse effects on man. As a result a lot of literature exists on these issues. A review of the ones relevant for this study will be discussed. EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION/ CAUSES Soil erosion has been identified as a […]

ANTHROPOD PREDATORS AND INSECT PEST CONTROL

ABSTRACT Insect pests are those insect species that are injurious or a nuisance. They cause injury or damage to crops in the field and grains in storage. Man and his domesticated animals are also attacked by insect pests. Arthropod predators belong to the phylum Arthropoda and are most times beneficial in the control of insect […]