Farmers’ perception of drought effects on cowpea and varietal preferences in Northern Ghana
作者: AliduM. S.1*AsanteI. K.2TongoonaP.2Ofori. K2Danquah A.2and PadiF. K3.
刊名: American Journal of Agricultural Research, 2019, Vol.4 (45)
来源数据库: eScience Publisher
DOI: 10.28933/ajar-2019-01-1906
关键词: CowpeaDroughtFocus group discussionParticipatory rural appraisal.
原始语种摘要: Farmer involvement in the development of cowpea varieties for cultivation is an integral component for crop improvement in Northern Ghana where the bulk of cowpea is produced. The objective of this study was to assess farmers’ perception about the effect of drought on cowpea production, identify production constraints and determine farmer preferred traits using Participatory Rural Appraisal. Five cowpea producing districts were selected across the three Northern regions. Fifty cowpea producers, consumers and traders were randomly selected for the study. Data was collected using questionnaires and focus group discussions. Data was analysed using SPSS version 22. Kendall’s Coefficient of Concordance statistical procedure was used to identify and rank farmers’s constraints and preferences,...
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  • varietal 品种的
  • cowpea 豇豆
  • drought 干旱
  • cultivation 栽培
  • podding 结荚
  • grain 颗粒
  • perception 知觉
  • determine 决心
  • preferred 可取
  • collected 收帐