Availability Of Improved Crop Production Practices In Aguata Area Of Anambra State, Nigeria
Keywords: availability of improved crop production practices
AbstractThe study focused on availability of improved crop production practices in Aguata area of Anambra State, Nigeria. A structured questionnaire was administered to one hundred randomly selected respondents from twenty communities in five local government areas. Data analysis was by the use of frequency distribution, percentages, and mean scores. Findings of the study revealed that that the following improved crop production practices were available to the respondents: adequate crop spacing, optimum plant population, seed dressing, use of fertilizer, use of insecticides, regular weeding, adequate disease control measures, timeliness of planting, yam minisett technology, improved maize varieties, improved cassava varieties,
dry season vegetables. Herbicide use was however identified as less available.
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