Rural and Agricultural Sociology
51. Access and Utilization of Government Health Facilities by Rural Farm Households: Evidence from Kogi State, Nigeria.

Ufedo Shaibu; Mohammed Ibrahim

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 11-17

Abstract
  The study analyzed farm households’ access and utilization of government health facilities in Kogi State, Nigeria. Specifically, it described the socioeconomic characteristics of farm households, determined the level of accessibility to health facilities by farm households, and determined the factors ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
52. The Impact of Rural-Urban Migration on Poultry Production in the Niger Delta Region, Nigeria

Albert Ofuoku; Oghenesuvwe Okpara; Oghenebrorhie Obakanurhe

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Spring 2016, , Pages 13-20

Abstract
  This study was conducted to reveal the impact of rural-urban migration on broiler production in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Data were collected from 795 household heads and farmers/managers/supervisors of 25 selected broiler farms in the study area. Descriptive statistics and multiple regression ...  Read More

53. Study On Flow Erosivity Indicators for Predicting Soil Detachment Rate at Low Slopes

Elham Sirjani; Majid Mahmoodabadi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer 2012, , Pages 55-60

Abstract
  Soil detachment is known as an important process in soil erosion and its quantification is necessary to establish a basic understanding of erosion. This study was carried out to find the best flow erosivity indicator(s) for predicting detachment rate at low slopes. For this purpose, 12 experiments including ...  Read More

54. Distribution of Lead and cadmium Levels in the soil of Borkhar District of Isfahan province

A, Gandomkar; M, Hadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2011, , Pages 55-59

Abstract
  This study aimed to evaluate regional soil Borkhar of the metals lead and cadmium has been made. In this field study fires visits to the regions. The limit of this study located in the East refineries, petrochemical and power plant to 20 km was selected. The 41 soil samples from depths of 0 to 10 cm ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
55. Constraints and Adoption of Practices in poultry production in the Northern Agricultural Zone of Delta State, Nigeria

Ajieh Chuks; C. O Oyibojoba

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 59-63

Abstract
  This study examined constraints and adoption in poultry production in the Northern Agricultural Zone of Delta State, Nigeria. A sample size of 80 respondents comprising of supervisors of selected farms was used for the study. Data were collected in March 2017 through the use of a structured and validated ...  Read More

56. Curricula Importance in Enhancing the Capabilities of Agriculture Extension Agents at the Field

Muhammad Israr; Nafees Ahmad; Dawood Jan; Tahir Ali Shah; M. M. Shafi; Noshad Khan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer 2013, , Pages 67-74

Abstract
  Present study was conducted in the three provinces of Pakistan with the objectives to study the curricula relevancy with the participatory extension, supervision and administration and its practical applicability at the field level. For this extension agents of the selected provinces were selected purposively. ...  Read More

Agricultural Education
57. Comparative Assessment of Leadership Style of Past Three Vice Chancellors of University of Agriculture, Makurdi

Gyanden Kughur; Bini B. Adiel; Dennis Tumba

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 71-80

Abstract
  The degree of complexity attendant in university administration is hardly to be encountered in any other organization with peculiarities which distinguish it from military, paramilitary and ministry. The vice chancellor in university is primarily concerned with how to manage resources allocated to them ...  Read More

Rural and Agricultural Sociology
58. Assessment of Poverty Alleviation Strategies Used By Rural Farming Households in Ondo State, Nigeria

Felix. O. Oladipo; Abdulrazaq Daudu; M. M. Kuye

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 73-78

Abstract
  Poverty has plagued many rural farming household in Nigeria. Despite several approaches adopted by Government to ameliorate poverty among its citizenry, the number of people living in impoverished condition has continued to rise. This study therefore aimed at assessing the poverty alleviation strategies ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
59. Identifying the Influence of Livelihood Indicators on Social Participation among Rural Farmers in Eastern Kogi State, Nigeria

Mathew Edoka; Ufedo Shaibu

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 77-82

Abstract
  The study identified the influence of livelihood indicators on social participation among rural farmers in Eastern Kogi State, Nigeria. A total of 120 rural farmers were selected using a three-stage random sampling procedure. Questionnaire administration and structured interview schedule were used to ...  Read More

60. Effect of Urbanization on Agricultural Production in Abia State

Onwuchekwa Raphael Iheke; Ukandu Ihuoma

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 83-89

Abstract
  This study examined the effect of urbanization on agricultural production in Abia State. Specifically, it categorized the land tenancy status of the farmers, analyzed the effect of urbanization on agricultural productivity and identified the constraints to agricultural productivity. Multistage random ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
61. Effectiveness of Microcredit Fund Scheme in Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Tehran Province

Samira Saadat Salehi Abri; Mehrdad Niknami

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 87-93

Abstract
  Microcredit scheme is an important poverty alleviation method that facilitates the development of rural communities by creating and developing income-generating activities, especially for low-income women. The present study was aimed to examine the effectiveness of the microcredit fund scheme on the ...  Read More

62. Analysis of Precipitation Climate and Evapotranspiration in Kerman of Iran

Shahram Karimi-Googhari

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2011, , Pages 105-108

Abstract
  Rainfall and evapotranspiration are the two most popular climatic factors which have crucial function on agricultural production. Rainfall can be directly measured easily in an area but evapotranspiration is estimated from weather data. In this study reference evapotranspiration ETo was estimated using ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
63. Assessment of Adoption of Improved Fish Pond Management Technologies Among Fish Growers in Benue State, Nigeria

Mtimbir Iornenge; Mlumun Ruth Asema; Yankyar Francis Ukohol

Volume 10, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 109-115

Abstract
  The study assessed adoption of improved fish pond management technologies among fish growers in Benue State, Nigeria. Stratified, purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used in selecting 221 respondents. Primary data were collected using structured questionnaire. Data collected were analysed ...  Read More

64. Economic Analysis of Maize Production in Ogori Magongo Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria

A.B. Mohammed; A.F. Ayanlere; U. Ibrahim; Muhammed Lawal

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 111-115

Abstract
  The study assessed economic of maize production in Ogori/Magongo local government area of Kogi State. To this end, effort was made to examine the socio economic characteristics of the maize farmers, determine the resource use efficiency, problems as well as profitability of maize production in the area. ...  Read More

65. Effects of Tourism on Rural Development in Iran (Case Study: Myshkhas Rural in Ilam)

Shima Malekshahi; Roya Eshraghi Samani; Alireza Poursaeed

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 121-125

Abstract
  The rural tourism as the most popular forms of tourism can be regarded as a policy to reduce the problems of rural areas. Rural tourism, is a risk factor for the development of rural areas, including most the effects of its population stable, solve unemployment, reduced migration and more. This study ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
66. Push and Pull Factors Promoting Agroforestry Tree Crop Uncontrolled Extraction on Rural Households in Delta State, Nigeria

Theophilus Gbigbi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 125-130

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to determine the push and pull factors promoting agroforestry tree crop depletion on rural household in Delta State. A multistage sampling technique was used. The sample size for the study was 120 farmers. The instrument for data collection was questionnaire. The data collected ...  Read More

67. Comparison Study of Application of ICT on Marketing of Agricultural Crops in Iran

Mohamad Kamal Ebrahimi Filouri; Azita Zand; Mohammad Mohammadi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 127-130

Abstract
  This research through comparison study of application of ICT on marketing of agricultural crops in khozestan province, evaluate the role of such factors. The study is of applied type and the method being used is descriptive- correlational. Statistical population of this research is all agricultural experts ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
68. Factors Affecting Tendency towards Organic Production (Case Study: Greenhouse Producers of Tabriz Township, Iran)

Leila Bahrami Nokandeh; Javad Mahmoodi Karamjavan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 129-137

Abstract
  The Purpose of this survey was to research the major factors affecting the tendency of greenhouse producers towards organic production in Tabriz County. The statistical research population involves all greenhouse owners in Tabriz county (N=70). The necessary data were collected using questionnaires, ...  Read More

69. Leaching of heavy metal from native plants by chemical leachants

Fatemeh Akbarpour; Mohamad Akbarpour; Majid Seyri

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2011, , Pages 149-157

Abstract
  Plant biomass harvested after heavy-metal phytoremediation must be considered as a hazardous waste that should be contained or treated appropriately before disposal or reuse. This study provides an evaluation of extractants for the removal of lead from Abutilon Theophrastus biomass. The research was ...  Read More

Extension of Sustainability
70. A Profit Approach Comparison between Tomato Grown under Organic and Inorganic Methods in a Typical Nigeria’s Soil

Hamza Babagiwa Aliyu; Muhammad R. Ja’afar-Furo

Volume 10, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 149-156

Abstract
  The role of tomatoes as nutritive vegetable crop in the diet of most humans has been stressed or advanced by many scientists. This study therefore, assessed the profitability of tomato production using organic and inorganic fertilisers on a typical irrigated soil in Hong Local Government Area, Adamawa ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
71. Assessing Organizational and Personnel Structure in Iranian Agricultural Extension System

Saeid Fealy Nahavand; Gholamreza Pezeshki Rad; Hassan Sadighi; Esmaeil Shahbazi; Seyed Javad Ghoraishi Abhari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 153-160

Abstract
  AbstractThe purpose of this study was to assess organizational and personnel structure in Iranian Agriculture Extension System (IAES). The research instrument was a structural questionnaire including close-ended questions which its validity and reliability was confirmed by using expert panel and Cranach’s ...  Read More

72. Educational, Social, Economical Barriers of Organic Agriculture Implementation

Masoud Samian; Karim Nadery Mahdei; Heshmatolah Saadi; Elham Ansari; Masoud Asadi; Yaser Mardani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 165-170

Abstract
  Nowadays, thousands tons of chemicals material are used to increase agricultural production that provides a risky situation for the communities. Recently, biological or organic agriculture is considered to get rid of such problems. But this style of agriculture is facing with many difficulties and challenges. ...  Read More

Agricultural Extension
73. Indigenous Food Crop Production and Extent Decisions among Farm Households in Northern Ghana

Alhassan Andani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 177-187

Abstract
  Crop production diversification into indigenous and neglected food crops could result in increased access by farm households to diverse food nutrients. This paper identifies the determinants of the decisions by farm households in northern Ghana to produce indigenous food crops using a double hurdle model ...  Read More

74. Influence of Socioeconomic Characteristics on Purposes for which Mobile Phone was used by Small Scale Farmers in the Gezira State, Sudan

Ahmed M. Abdel Rahman; Isam O. Fadol

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 181-184

Abstract
  The objective of this study was to assess the influence of some socioeconomic characteristics on purposes for which mobile phone was used by small scale farmers in the Gezira State, Sudan. The total number of small- scale farmers in the State for 2013-2014 growing season was estimated to be 5000. Ten ...  Read More

75. Identify the Barriers to the Application of Precision Agriculture in Khouzestan Province, Iran

Atefeh Yazdanifar

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 185-189

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is to identify the barriers of application of precision farming in the view of agricultural researchers in Khouzestan province. The research method was survey. Agricultural researchers in Khouzestan province considered as statistical population (N=136). All researchers considered ...  Read More