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Rural age distribution and its interrelationships with household level socio-economic variables, were analysed in relation to farm labour supply. The data suggested an ageing farm labour force in the… (More)
SUMMARY This study examined the resource productivity of farmers under fadamas cropping system in Umuahia North Local Government Area (LGA) of Abia State. Farming land has become a critical problem… (More)
The challenge to increase meat production in Nigeria appears to be more urgent now than ever. This is in view of the rapidly increasing population. The imminent decline in hunting and the low protein… (More)
Resumen en: This study employed a translog stochastic frontier cost function to measure the level of economic efficiency and its determinants in commercial vegetable...
The study was conducted to evaluate risk management practices in rice production in Abia State, Nigeria with the specific objectives to: (a ) examinethe profile of rice producers (b ) identify… (More)
Improved germplasm of various cereals (maize, sorghum, millet, etc.) have been introduced to farmers in the savannas of northern Nigeria. Farmers' adoption rate for improved maize (49%) was the… (More)
SUMMARY This study employed a translog stochastic frontier cost function to measure the level of economic efficiency and its determinants in commercial vegetable production Systems. A multi-stage… (More)
This study analyzed the effect of resource use on productivity and technical efficiency of rice farmers in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Primary data were collected using well-structured questionnaire from… (More)
The issue of climate has become a recurrent subject of global debate in recent times. The intensity of the debate is on the increase due to the enormity of the challenge posed by the phenomenon… (More)
The determinants of investment capacity among yam entrepreneurs in Benue State were examined. The specific objectives were to describe the types of investment prevalent among yam entrepreneurs and to… (More)