American Journal of Agricultural Research

  • Empirical Research: Added Value of Agricultural influence on GDP, a Case of China

    Empirical Research: Added Value of Agricultural influence on GDP, a Case of China Zhiyao Lia and Peiwen Wanga aPoznan University of Life Sciences Agriculture has been the foundation of the national economy since ancient times. With the development of the era, the total agricultural economy has continued to increase. The proportion of the economy is decreasing. This paper analyzes the agricultural value added by analyzing the GDP of China in 2017 (including 31 provinces). After using EViews10SV software to analysis…

  • Use of Communication Media by the Bean Farmers in Selected Areas of Pabna District in Bangladesh

    Use of Communication Media by the Bean Farmers in Selected Areas of Pabna District in Bangladesh M. S. Islam, M. S. Islam, M. H. Kabir and M. Z. Alam Dept. of Agricultural Extension and Information System, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The major purposes of the study were to determine and describe some selected characteristics of the bean farmers, to determine the extent of use of communication media and to identify the factors that influence use of communication media by…

  • Gender Differentials in Climate Change Adaptive Capabilities Among Small- scale Farmers in Abia State, Nigeria

    Gender Differentials in Climate Change Adaptive Capabilities Among Small- scale Farmers in Abia State, Nigeria Obinna, Leo. Oa. aDepartment of Rural Sociology and Extension College of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology and Extension Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Gender differentials in climate change adaptive capabilities among small- scale farmers in Abia State was assessed using a sample size of 70 male and 70 female respondents generated via a multi- stage method. Data collected from the respondents through the use of…

  • Assessment of socio-economic factors affecting the utilization of manual screw press for gari production in Kwara state, Nigeria

    Assessment of socio-economic factors affecting the utilization of manual screw press for gari production in Kwara state, Nigeria Adegbola Adetayo Jacob1, Wegh Francis Shagbaor2, Ikwuba Agnes Agbanugo3, Nwafor Solomon Chimela4 1Extension Department, Nigerian Stored Product Research Institute, Nigeria 2 Department of Sociology, Benue State University, Nigeria 3 Department of Sociology, Benue State University, Nigeria 4 Extension Department, National Root Crops Research Institute, Nigeria This study investigated socio-economic determinants of utilization of manual screw press for cassava mash dehydration for gari…

  • Comparative Effect of Sesasons, Organomineral Fertilizer Ratios and Profitability of Cucumber Production (Cucumis Sativus L.) in Southwest Nigeria

    Comparative Effect of Sesasons, Organomineral Fertilizer Ratios and Profitability of Cucumber Production (Cucumis Sativus L.) in Southwest Nigeria AJIBOLA Olufemi Victor and AMUJOYEGBE Bamidele Julius Department of Crop Production and Protection, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria Ensuring an adequate good nutritional supply has been a major concern of mankind over the millennia, and even in today’s modern world of great scientific and technological achievements. Fruits and vegetables are of great nutritional value and they are sources of vitamins and minerals,…

  • Comparative evaluation of different sources of animal protein in broiler bird diets

    Comparative evaluation of different sources of animal protein in broiler bird diets 1Nsa, E. E. and 2Ukoha 1Department of Animal Science, University of Calabar, Calabar. 2 Department of nutrition, Micheal Okpara University, Umuhia. The effect of different animal protein sources in broiler production was investigated. 300 seven-day old broilers of equal average initial weight were randomly allotted into five treatment groups with 3 replications of 20 birds each and at the end of 28 days, birds were weighed again and…

  • Biologic and Economic Effects of Replacing Maize with Maize sievate/Palm oil in Broiler bird diets

    Biologic and Economic Effects of Replacing Maize with Maize sievate/Palm oil in Broiler bird diets Nsa, E.E., Archibong, E. E. and Dauda, A Department of Animal Science, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria A study aimed at replacing whole maize with maize sievate/palm oil in broiler diets was carried out to evaluate their economic and biological growth performance. Maize Sievate: Palm Oil mixture (40:1) was used to replace whole maize both in the starter and finisher diets at 0, 25, 50,…

  • Effect of Configurations on the Coefficient of Uniformity and Water Distribution Using Single-Nozzle Plastic Sprinkler Heads

    Effect of Configurations on the Coefficient of Uniformity and Water Distribution Using Single-Nozzle Plastic Sprinkler Heads Abdelrhman Mohamed Nour Hamed1, Abdelmoneim Elamin Mohamed 2, and Mohmed A. M. Abdalhi 1* 1Department of Agricultural Engineering Faculty of Agricultural technology and Fish sciences, Al-Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan; 2Department of Agricultural Engineering Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum, Shambat, Sudan This study was conducted during February and March 2014 in the Demonstration Farm of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum at Shambat…

  • Additional Nitrogen Fertilization on Soybean via Soil and Leaf at the Reproductive Stage

    Additional Nitrogen Fertilization on Soybean via Soil and Leaf at the Reproductive Stage José Antonio Maior Bono*1, Talles Edmundo de Assis2, André Luiz Araújo Martinelli3 1Professors of Master’s Degree Program in Agroindustrial Production and Management of Anhanguera University – Uniderp Street Alexandre Herculano, 1400, Jardim Veraneio, Campo Grande–MS CEP:79035-470; 2Student of Master’s Degree Program in Agroindustrial Production and Management of Anhanguera University – Uniderp; 3Academic of Agronomy Course at Anhanguera University – Uniderp, Street The ability of organic nitrogen fixation…

  • Cannabis in Nepal and scopes of its re-legalization

    Cannabis in Nepal and scopes of its re-legalization Niranjan Aryal*1, Roshan Adhikari1 Socal Cannabis Science Research Group (ScCSRG), Los Angeles, California; 1Equal contribution The inception of legalization of Cannabis in America has paved way for the extensive research on this medicinal and religious plant all over the world. Despite the long relationship of Nepalese community with Cannabis since time immemorial, where it used to be used for both medical as well as recreational purposes, its illegalization during 1970s led to…