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ECONOMICS OF MAIZE PRODUCTION UNDER DIFFERENT COWPEA-BASED GREEN MANURE PRACTICES IN DERIVED SAVANNA ZONE OF NIGERIA

Fabunmi, Thomas. O. and Agbonlahor, Mure. U (2012) ECONOMICS OF MAIZE PRODUCTION UNDER DIFFERENT COWPEA-BASED GREEN MANURE PRACTICES IN DERIVED SAVANNA ZONE OF NIGERIA. Journal of Organic Systems, 7 (2), pp. 5-13.

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Summary

There is a challenge in Nigeria of how to sustainably increase land productivity in the face of land pressures, un-availability and/or high cost of fertilizers, and reduced fallow periods. The present study analyzed the economic potential of producing maize under different regimes of cowpea green manure cropping.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:organic, green manure, cowpea, derived savannah, gross margin.
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Composting and manuring
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Africa
Research affiliation: Nigeria
ISSN:1177-4258
Deposited By: Agbonlahor, Dr Mure. Uhunamure
ID Code:21788
Deposited On:06 Mar 2013 09:47
Last Modified:06 Mar 2013 09:47
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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