THE EFFECT OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY ON CROP PRODUCTION IN MAKURDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BENUE STATE

The study was conducted to determine the relationship between climatic variation and agricultural production as well as to identify their impact in Makurdi Local GovernmenArea. The research went further to determine effective weather for livestock production iFiidi, Wailomayo, Wadata, agan, Bar, Mbalagh, market Clark, modern market, NorthBank 1, Northbank II and Mission Wards which constitute the study areaThe result shows that there is marked inter annual variations in the rainfall factors aninsignificant variation in average temperature while maize, rice and groundnut yieldshows an increasing trends from 1990-2009In addition, the factors of rainfall and temperature account for about 29% variation imaize, 58% in rice and 60.1 % in groundnuts yields while annual rainfall has higheinfluence over temperature in the study areaSimilarly, the research also shows that rainfalls characteristic are most important climatifactors in maize, rice and groundnut production in Makurdi. Other factors as temperaturehumidity, soil, weeds, pests and diseases has little effectsFinally in the study area as researched, temperatures do not seem to affect reproductivcycle of livestock.

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CHUKA, O (2021). THE EFFECT OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY ON CROP PRODUCTION IN MAKURDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BENUE STATE. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-climate-variability-on-crop-production-in-makurdi-local-government-area-benue-state

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CHUKA, OKEZE "THE EFFECT OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY ON CROP PRODUCTION IN MAKURDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BENUE STATE" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-climate-variability-on-crop-production-in-makurdi-local-government-area-benue-state. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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CHUKA, OKEZE . "THE EFFECT OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY ON CROP PRODUCTION IN MAKURDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BENUE STATE". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021. Web. 23 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-climate-variability-on-crop-production-in-makurdi-local-government-area-benue-state >.

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CHUKA, OKEZE . "THE EFFECT OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY ON CROP PRODUCTION IN MAKURDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BENUE STATE" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-climate-variability-on-crop-production-in-makurdi-local-government-area-benue-state