Agricultural Inputs On Household Crop Production In Uganda. A case Study Of Mukono District (Maize And Bananas)

ABEL SSEGAWA 64 PAGES (13663 WORDS) Economics Thesis
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ABSTRACT

The study seeks to investigate the relationship between agricultural input and household crop production in Mukono District.

The objectives of the study were: to find out the profile of the respondents in term of gender,

marital status, age, education level and income level, to determine the relationship between

hired labor on plot and household crop production., to find out the relationship between

agricultural inputs, and household banana production, to find out the relationship between

agricultural inputs, and household maize production, determine the relationship between gender

of the household head and household crop production,

It was found that agricultural inputs play a key role in household crop production; female was

found to be the major contributors in crop production, education level, change in cropping

system, and the level of technology.

In conclusion therefore household crop production cannot stand without agricultural input such

gender, educalion level, cropping system, change in technology such as the use of fertilizers,

use of tractors, irrigation among others.

More knowledge on use of organic manure to supplement chemical fertilizer should be given or

imparted into farmers. Furthermore, extension efforts should be directed towards promoting the

adoption of improved varieties, weeding, and management practices for controlling diseases and

field and storage pests. Farmers who intend to store their harvested crops should be advised to

treat their stored crops against insect infestation, since hired labor does seem to increase

household crop production, there is need to think of other types for labor to supplement

household member labor on the plot. This could be in form of government revisiting the old

system where tractors and ploughs were availed to almost all sub-counties and would be used by farmers at very low cost because of subsidies from government.

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APA

SSEGAWA, A (2021). Agricultural Inputs On Household Crop Production In Uganda. A case Study Of Mukono District (Maize And Bananas). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/agricultural-inputs-on-household-crop-production-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district-maize-and-bananas

MLA 8th

SSEGAWA, ABEL "Agricultural Inputs On Household Crop Production In Uganda. A case Study Of Mukono District (Maize And Bananas)" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/agricultural-inputs-on-household-crop-production-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district-maize-and-bananas. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

MLA7

SSEGAWA, ABEL . "Agricultural Inputs On Household Crop Production In Uganda. A case Study Of Mukono District (Maize And Bananas)". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/agricultural-inputs-on-household-crop-production-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district-maize-and-bananas >.

Chicago

SSEGAWA, ABEL . "Agricultural Inputs On Household Crop Production In Uganda. A case Study Of Mukono District (Maize And Bananas)" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/agricultural-inputs-on-household-crop-production-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district-maize-and-bananas