International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Economics | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015


Socio - Economic Factors that Affect Sorghum Production in Adamawa State, Nigeria

Jimjel Zalkuwi


Abstract: The study examines the socio-economic characteristics affecting sorghum production in Adamawa State. Data were collected from 240 farmers with the help of structured schedule, using random and purposive sampling. The result reveals that male farmers dominate the enterprise, mostly married with a small family size, most of them attended one form of education or other, with a small farm size. The coefficient of gender, age, education and credit variables were estimated to be negative and statistically significant


Keywords: SOCIO-ECONOMIC, SORGHUM, INEFFICIENCY EFFECT, ADAMAWA, NIGERIA


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,


Pages: 1610 - 1614


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