Journal of
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Ext. Rural Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2170
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAERD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 410

Full Length Research Paper

Adoption of improved fisheries technologies by fish farmers in southern agricultural zone of Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Salau E. S.
  • Salau E. S.
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Shabu-Lafia Campus, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
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Lawee A. Y.
  • Lawee A. Y.
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Shabu-Lafia Campus, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
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Luka G. E.
  • Luka G. E.
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Shabu-Lafia Campus, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
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Bello D.
  • Bello D.
  • Department of Agric. Extension and Management, College of Agriculture, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 13 December 2013
  •  Accepted: 10 October 2014
  •  Published: 01 November 2014

References

Adebiyi S (2008). Factors affecting adoption of cocoa rehabilitation techniques in Oyo State of Nigeria. Unpublished Masters Thesis; Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Federal Univer. Technol. Akure. pp. 1-86.
 
Agbamu JU (2006). Essentials of agricultural communication in Nigeria. Malthouse Press Ltd. Lagos, Nigeria. pp. 47-73.
 
Agwu AE (2004). Factors influencing adoption of improved cowpea production technologies in Nigeria. J. Int. Agric. Extension Education. Spring 2004. 11(1):81-88.
 
Amali EI, Solomon SG (2001). Growth and survival of first feeding larvae of Clarias gariepinus fed live and preserved zooplankton. J. Aquat. Sci. 2(1):29-31.
 
Ayinla CA (2003). Integrated fish farming: A veritable tool for poverty alleviation/ hunger eradication in the Niger Delta region. In: Eyo, A.A. and Ayanda, J.O. (eds). Conference proceedings of Fisheries society of Nigeria, Oweri, Nigeria pp. 440-441.
 
Bolorundoru PI, Adesehenwa AOK (2004). Adoption status of disseminated technologies on the artisanal fisheries of Niger state, Nigeria. Tropical and Subtropical Agro ecosystem 4(1):1-5. Universidad Autonomade Yucatan, Mexico.
 
Central Bank of Nigeria (2005). Annual Report and Statement of Accounts. CBN, Abuja.
 
FAO (2005). Nutritional benefits of fish cuds. fao.org/docrep/168. Retrieved on 2/02/2011.
 
Nnaji CJ, Okoye FC, Ogunseye JO (2003). Integrated fish farming practices with special reference to combination rates production figures and economic evaluation. In: Eyo, A.A., and Ayanda, J.O. (Eds). Conference Proceedings of Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON). Oweri, 8th-12th December, 2003. pp. 173-178.
 
Nwachukwu I, Onuegbu R (2005). Adoption of aquaculture technology by fish farmers in Imo State of Nigeria. J. Technology Studies, pp. 57-60.
 
Ofuoku AN, Emah GN, Itedjere BE (2008). Information utilization among rural fish farmers in central agricultural zone of Delta State, Nigeria. World J. Agric. Sci. 4(5):558–564.
 
Ozor N, Madukwe MC (2005). Obstacles to the adoption of improved rabbit technologies by small scale farmers in Nsukka LGA. J. Agric. Food, Environ. Ext. Agro-sci. January 2005. 4(1):70-73.
 

Wabbi JB (2002). Assessing the factors affecting adoption of agricultural technologies: The case of integrated pest management (IPM) in Kami district, Eastern Uganda. M.Sc thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia pp. 23-27.

 

Adebiyi S (2008). Factors affecting adoption of cocoa rehabilitation techniques in Oyo State of Nigeria. Unpublished Masters Thesis; Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Federal Univer. Technol. Akure. pp. 1-86.
 
Agbamu JU (2006). Essentials of agricultural communication in Nigeria. Malthouse Press Ltd. Lagos, Nigeria. pp. 47-73.
 
Agwu AE (2004). Factors influencing adoption of improved cowpea production technologies in Nigeria. J. Int. Agric. Extension Education. Spring 2004. 11(1):81-88. 
 
Amali EI, Solomon SG (2001). Growth and survival of first feeding larvae of Clarias gariepinus fed live and preserved zooplankton. J. Aquat. Sci. 2(1):29-31.
 
Ayinla CA (2003). Integrated fish farming: A veritable tool for poverty alleviation/ hunger eradication in the Niger Delta region. In: Eyo, A.A. and Ayanda, J.O. (eds). Conference proceedings of Fisheries society of Nigeria, Oweri, Nigeria pp. 440-441.
 
Bolorundoru PI, Adesehenwa AOK (2004). Adoption status of disseminated technologies on the artisanal fisheries of Niger state, Nigeria. Tropical and Subtropical Agro ecosystem 4(1):1-5. Universidad Autonomade Yucatan, Mexico.
 
Central Bank of Nigeria (2005). Annual Report and Statement of Accounts. CBN, Abuja.
 
FAO (2005). Nutritional benefits of fish cuds.
 
Nnaji CJ, Okoye FC, Ogunseye JO (2003). Integrated fish farming practices with special reference to combination rates production figures and economic evaluation. In: Eyo, A.A., and Ayanda, J.O. (Eds). Conference Proceedings of Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON). Oweri, 8th-12th December, 2003. pp. 173-178.
 
Nwachukwu I, Onuegbu R (2005). Adoption of aquaculture technology by fish farmers in Imo State of Nigeria. J. Technology Studies, pp. 57-60.
 
Ofuoku AN, Emah GN, Itedjere BE (2008). Information utilization among rural fish farmers in central agricultural zone of Delta State, Nigeria. World J. Agric. Sci. 4(5):558–564.
 
Ozor N, Madukwe MC (2005). Obstacles to the adoption of improved rabbit technologies by small scale farmers in Nsukka LGA. J. Agric. Food, Environ. Ext. Agro-sci. January 2005. 4(1):70-73.
 
Wabbi JB (2002). Assessing the factors affecting adoption of agricultural technologies: The case of integrated pest management (IPM) in Kami district, Eastern Uganda. M.Sc thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia pp. 23-27.