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Title: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF BANANA AND PLANTAIN PRODUCTION AND MARKETING IN IFELODUN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, OSUN STATE
Authors: OYESOWO, TOSIN MICHAEL
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Abstract: This study is about the economic analysis of Banana and Plantain production in lfelodun Local Government Area, Osun State. The objectives ofthis study are to: determine the socio-economic characteristics of the farmers in the study area, to determine the profitability of Plantain and Banana in the study area and to identify problems associated with production and profitability of Banana and Plantain production in the study area. Primary data were collected using a well structured questionnaire administered to 60 farmers in the study areas and with the help of trained extension agents chirring the 2006 cropping season. Date were analyzed using simple descriptive statistics such as percentage, gross margin and net farm income of both Banana and Plantain values wer gotten by deducting average variable cost from the Gross income, i.e. GI - A VC = N2, 198,050 while the NFl was gotten by deducting the fixed cost from the gross margin = N2, 176,660. These results show that both Banana and Plantain are profitable compared to their cost of production.
Description: PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION TECHNOLOGY, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MINNA, NIGER STATE IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE A WARD OF DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN GENERAL AGRICULTURE
URI: http://http://dspace.futminna.edu.ng/jspui/handle/1/398
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