Category: AGRIC SCIENCE

ATTITUDE OF STUDENTS TOWARDS SCHOOL POULTRY FARM

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Agriculture is the art and science of growing plants and other crops and the raising of animals for food, other human needs, or economic gain (Ogieva, 2003). Agriculture contributes to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), exports, generation of employment with high potentials to reduce poverty being the […]

TREND OF STUDENTS ENROLMENT IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Determinants are referred to as factors or variables that help individuals or students in enrolment and academic decision- making process. Many factors determine whether students are motivated or not to be enrolled or not into an academic programme of tertiary institutions of learning. It is pertinent to […]

IMPACT OF PARENTS’ SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE STUDENTS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Agricultural science is a discipline that is concerned with the art and science of crop and animal husbandry to the benefit of man and his environment. It involves moving crop and animal products from production until that reach the final consumer. Rubentein (2003) sees agricultural science as […]

RELEVANCE OF EXTENSION METHOD ON VEGETABLE PRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Three out of four poor people in developing countries live in rural areas, with majority relying, either directly or indirectly on agriculture for livelihood (World Bank, 2007). Suffice it to state that agriculture remains the main source of income for around 2.5 billion people in the developing […]