publication . Thesis . 2013

Information-seeking behaviour and adoption of organic farming practices among vegetable farmers in South Western Nigeria / Sijuwade Adebukola Adebayo

Adebayo, Sijuwade Adebukola;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Paraguay
Abstract
This study analyzed information-seeking behaviour and adoption of organic .farming practices among vegetable farmers in South-Western Nigeria. This is based on the fact that conventional intensive agricultural systems have side-effects which compromise food production in terms of quality and safety. As a result many are now stating that conventional agriculture represents an unsuitable long-term option. Specifically, the study identified the personal characteristics of the farmers, profile organic farming practices, determined the sources of information about organic agricultural practices, evaluated the attitude of vegetable growers towards organic agriculture,...
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free text keywords: Organic farming
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