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: 484

Table of Content: March 2016; 8(3)

March 2016

Identification of Field crop structure and production constrains with special consideration of gender aspect of resource poor farmers in north Kordofan state of Sudan

Sudan is one of the largest countries in Africa ranks third after Algeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Agriculture in the country is divided into high rainfall and dry land agriculture. Dry land agriculture production and productivity described as low input agriculture comparing to high rainfall agriculture but no or little information discussing field crop structure, yield of food crops, production constrains...

Author(s): Yasir A. Gamar, Omer A. Bakhit, Hatim G. Murdi, Tarig E. Ahmed, Abdelatif A. Suliman, Adil Y. Yagoub and Elgailani A. Abdalla

March 2016

Analysis of honey production systems in three agro-ecologies of Benishangul-Gumuz, Western Ethiopia

The study was conducted in three districts of Benishangulgumuz Regional State, Western Ethiopia, to characterize honey production systems, identify major constraints limiting honey production and suggest the required development intervention options for future development. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the districts that represent the three agro-ecologies of the region. A total of 120 beekeeping...

Author(s): Alemayehu Abebe, Yilma Tadesse, Yohannes Equar, Mulisa Faji and Habtamu Alebachew

March 2016

Farmers’ perceptions of rodents as crop pests: Knowledge, attitude and practices of farmers about rodent pest management in Southwest Ethiopia

A community based cross-sectional survey was conducted to assess knowledge, attitude and practice of farmers about rodent pest control in two districts: Sekoru (Jimma Zone) and Gechi (Illubabor Zone) of Oromia National Regional State, southwest Ethiopia. Structured questionnaire was used to collect information and 480 randomly selected farmers (240 farmers from each district) were involved in the study. Farmers in the...

Author(s): Tsegaye Gadisa and Asfawosen Birhane