publication . Article . 2017

Lucrative status of improved dual purpose cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L., Walp) in Damboa, Borno State, North-Eastern Nigeria

B.H. Gabdo;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Agricultural Science and Technology (issn: 1313-8820, eissn: 1314-412X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Trakia University. Faculty of Agriculture, Stara Zagora
Abstract
Abstract.Thisstudydivulgedthecost-returnsanalysisbetweenimproveddualpurposecowpea (IDPC)varietiesandothernon-IDPC/localcowpeavarieties in Azir, Damboa town, Kuboa and Sabongari villages of Damboa local council, Borno State, Nigeria. Socio-economic stratification of the villages into Low Population Low Market (LPLM) and Low Population High Market (LPHM) on the basis of human demographic profile and proximity to wholesale market were the criteria adopted for selecting the villages for this study. A total of 150 cowpea farmers responded to the questionnaire instrument; administered between December, 2006 and February, 2007. Results of the budgetary techniques used ...
Subjects
free text keywords: lucrative, improved dual purpose cowpea, socio-economic domain, return on sales ratio, operating ratio, Agriculture, S
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