Access to Certified, Improved Rice Seed and Farmers' Income in Nigeria

@inproceedings{Awotide2012AccessTC,
  title={Access to Certified, Improved Rice Seed and Farmers' Income in Nigeria},
  author={Bola Amoke Awotide and Taiwo Timothy Awoyemi and Aliou Diagne},
  year={2012}
}
Seed certification enhances seed quality and has the potential to increase rice (Oryza sativa L) yield and improve farmers' income. There is a dearth of information on factors that determine farmers' access to certified, improved rice seed and affect farmers' income in Nigeria. Hence, this study was conducted to fill this gap. The data were collected using a multistage random sampling technique. Osun, Niger, and Kano states were selected to represent upland, lowland, and irrigated rice growing… CONTINUE READING