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Socio-Economic Determinants of Livingstone Potato (Plecthranthus Esculentus) Production at Farmers Fields in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

Akinpelu, A.O and Olojede, A.O and Dung, E.A and Dalyop, T.Y and Okoye, B.C and Asumugha, G.N (2009): Socio-Economic Determinants of Livingstone Potato (Plecthranthus Esculentus) Production at Farmers Fields in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Forthcoming in: Conference Proceedings of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria No. 43 (20 October 2009)

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Abstract

The study examined the problems of Livingstone Potato (Plecthranthus esculentus) production at farmers fields in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Two Local Government Areas (BarkinLadi and Shendam) were purposively sampled. Three communities each were randomly selected from the two Local Government Areas. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (frequency and percentages), and multiple regression analysis.

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