EFFECTS OF ADOPTION OF VITAMIN A CASSAVA ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC LIFE OF RURAL FARMERS IN IMO STATE NIGERIA.

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The study examined the effects of adoption of vitamin A cassava on the socio-economic life of rural farmers in Imo state Nigeria. Specifically, the study described the socio-economic characteristics of the respondents, determined the level of adoption of the vitamin A cassava by the respondents, identified cassava attributes for adoption, identified constraints to the adoption of vitamin A cassava, and finally determined the effects of adoption of vitamin A cassava variety in the study area. A well structured questionnaire was used to purposively collect data from 120 respondents. The findings of the study revealed that 69.2% of the respondents were females, the mean age of the respondents were calculated to be 53.0. 79.2% were married, 42.5% had households size of 2-5 and 25.0% of the respondents had primary school education. The findings of the study also showed that 66.7% were farmers by occupation, 74.2% belonged to one membership organization or another.11.7% had farm size between 1.5-2.0 hectares while 16.7% had farming experience of 16-20 years. From the findings also, 95.8% of the respondents were using the vitamin A cassava all the time. 90.8% adopted it because of its colorful attributes. Results also showed that increase in size of land (89.2%) is one the major effect of the vitamin A cassava as was indicated by the mean score of 3.84. 

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Chinedu, N (2019). EFFECTS OF ADOPTION OF VITAMIN A CASSAVA ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC LIFE OF RURAL FARMERS IN IMO STATE NIGERIA.. Afribary.com: Retrieved March 25, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-adoption-of-vitamin-a-cassava-on-the-socio-economic-life-of-rural-farmers-in-imo-state-nigeria

MLA 8th

Nwulu, Chinedu. "EFFECTS OF ADOPTION OF VITAMIN A CASSAVA ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC LIFE OF RURAL FARMERS IN IMO STATE NIGERIA." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 01 Mar. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-adoption-of-vitamin-a-cassava-on-the-socio-economic-life-of-rural-farmers-in-imo-state-nigeria . Accessed 25 Mar. 2019.

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Nwulu, Chinedu. "EFFECTS OF ADOPTION OF VITAMIN A CASSAVA ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC LIFE OF RURAL FARMERS IN IMO STATE NIGERIA.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 01 Mar. 2019. Web. 25 Mar. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-adoption-of-vitamin-a-cassava-on-the-socio-economic-life-of-rural-farmers-in-imo-state-nigeria >.

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Nwulu, Chinedu. "EFFECTS OF ADOPTION OF VITAMIN A CASSAVA ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC LIFE OF RURAL FARMERS IN IMO STATE NIGERIA." Afribary.com (2019). Accessed March 25, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-adoption-of-vitamin-a-cassava-on-the-socio-economic-life-of-rural-farmers-in-imo-state-nigeria