International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2018

  • Prospects of Cooperative Society for Sustainable Agriculture Among Smallholder Farmers in Benue State, Nigeria

    Attah Agbo Joseph, Mbah Evangeline Nwakaego, Okeke Margaret Ngozi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 103-109
    Received: 15 September 2018
    Accepted: 30 September 2018
    Published: 14 November 2018
    Abstract: The study was conducted to ascertain prospects of cooperative society for sustainable agriculture among smallholder farmers in Benue state, Nigeria. Data were collected from eighty (80) respondents using questionnaire. Frequency, percentage, mean score and factor analysis were used for analyzing data collected for the study. Findings indicate that ... Show More
  • Investigation of Spring Irrigation and Tillage to Control Overwintering Chilo suppressalis (Walker)

    Shuijin Huang, Guanghua Luo, Wenjing Qin, Cheng Gan, Guoquan Wu, Rongzai Xu, Lianghui Lei, Lu Zhang, Zhaojun Han, Yang Sun

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 110-116
    Received: 4 October 2018
    Accepted: 30 October 2018
    Published: 29 November 2018
    Abstract: Overwintering larvae and pupae are the most important source of first generation of Chilo suppressalis (Walker) in early spring. Aging larvae and pupae harbor strong stress-tolerance and also potential pesticide resistance. Therefore, at present, irrigation and tillage are mainly used for killing the first generation of C. suppressalis. However, th... Show More