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

Table of Content: October 2009; 1(1)

October 2009

Technological capability in plantain and banana innovation system in Nigeria

  The stakeholders were classified into five major groups according to their actions in the system; the groups include research agency, government agency, technology transfer a-gency, marketers and plantain and banana farmers. Four states which are zonal headquarters of Plantain Resource Training Centre, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Edo and Ogun states were selected and sampled for data collection. A total of 95...

Author(s): B. O. Faturoti and M. C. Madukwe

October 2009

Metals in biosolids-amended soils in Western Utah

  Land application of biosolids has been shown to benefit degraded rangeland; however, soil metal accumulation has been a concern. To date, nine heavy metals found in land applied biosolids are regulated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Concern increases when application rates exceed the agronomic rate. The objective of this study was to monitor changes in soil metal accumulation from a...

Author(s): Linden K. Greenhalgh, Michael J. McFarland, Grant E. Cardon, Maianh Vutran, Mark D. Schmitz and Robert B. Brobst

October 2009

Determinants of sustainable development dimension among leaders of rural community: A case study of Malaysia

  Rural development researchers have identified a number of factors that affect sustainable development among the rural community. Nevertheless, mix results were reported in literature. Hence, this study was conducted to investigate on the constructs that affect sustainable development among members of Village Development and Security Committee (VDSC) under the Vision Village Movement (VVM). A total of 235...

Author(s): Bahaman Abu Samah, Jeffrey Lawrence D’ Silva and Hayrol Azril Mohamed Shaffril

October 2009

Nitrogenous fertilizer influence on quantity and quality values of balm (Melissa officinalis L.)

Author(s): Bohloul Abbaszadeh, Hossein Aliabadi Farahani, Sayed Alireza Valadabadi and Hossein Hasanpour Darvishi