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Determinants of Risk and Uncertainty in Oil Palm Nursery

  title={Determinants of Risk and Uncertainty in Oil Palm Nursery},
  author={S. A. Yusuf and Muhammad Ikheloa Abdul-Qadir and Justina Oluyemisi Lawal},
  journal={Journal of economics and sustainable development},
Nigeria is the fourth largest producer of palm oil in the world after Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand in the order of annual production volume. The industry provides direct and indirect employment to about four million people in twenty-four oil palm growing states in Nigeria and beyond. However, oil palm production commences with planting and nurturing of oil palm seedlings in nursery, which is associated with risk and uncertainty. This study investigates the major determinants of risk and… 

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