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: 489

Table of Content: March, 2015; 7(3)

March 2015

Determinants of adoption of improved maize varieties in Osun State, Nigeria

The paper examines the level of awareness and identified the various improved maize varieties (IMVs) cultivated in Osun state, Nigeria. It also analyzed the socioeconomic factors influencing the adoption and intensity of use of improved maize varieties. A multistage sampling design was used to select 360 farming households that were interviewed using structured questionnaire. Data collected included demographic and...

Author(s): Wasiu Olalekan Akinbode and Adebayo Simeon Bamire

March 2015

Assessment of youth participation in indigenous farm practices of vegetable production in Oyo State, Nigeria

The study investigated the youth participation in indigenous farm practices of vegetable production in Oyo State. The study specifically identified various indigenous farm practices that youth engage in and their level of participation. The study was conducted in four agricultural zones in the State namely Ibadan/Ibarapa, Oyo, Ogbomoso and Saki zones. Multistage sampling procedure was used to select respondents from the...

Author(s): Agboola A. F. , Adekunle I. A. and Ogunjimi S. I.

March 2015

Enhancing sustainable environmental management through indigenous pest and diseases control practices by Ofada rice growers in Ogun State, Nigeria

Sustainable indigenous agricultural development for smallholder farmers entails the values placed on the use of indigenous knowledge and methods that depend on such to maintain productivity and better output for the Nigerian teeming population. The study analyzed the different indigenous pests and diseases control methods used by ‘ofada’ rice growers. Multi stage sampling technique was used in sampling 120...

Author(s): Abdulsalam-Saghir P. B. and Banmeke T. O. A.