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ISSN 2311-2476

IJRAFS VOLUME 3                        ISSUES   -4-3 -2 -1

ISSUES    -4

Title


INNOVATION COMMUNICATION OF SUBMERGENCE TOLERANT RICE VARIETY AND EFFECT OF FARMER’S EXTERNAL FACTORS ON INNOVATION DIFFUSION

 

Author/s RITA NUR SUHAETI1), AIDA VITALAYA S. HUBEIS2), TRI PRANADJI3), MA’MUN SARMA4), AMIRUDDIN SALEH5)
Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pg 01 – 09 Vol 03. No. 02– 2015
Abstract

Indonesia still in struggle to fulfil staple food needs, primarily to increase rice production. Huge potential could come from inundated land and by utilizing submergence tolerant rice varieties (SRV). However, its utilization was still low because of not optimized innovation communication especially for SRV and hampered by various external factors such as government policies, production input availability, markets absorption and culturee. Government policies determine the continuity of communications among various institutions and other stakeholders such as extension institutional, seed producers and traders. The results of the research showed that the communicator, innovation and government policies are determinants of the rate of innovation diffusion, while communication channels and family profile are not . …

Keywords communication, innovation diffusion, submergence tolerant rice variety, external factors
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1 Agro-socio-economic Research

ISSUES    -3

Title

PERFORMANCE OF MILLET IN IMPROVED MILLET-LEGUME STRIP CROPPING SYSTEMS AND TRADITIONAL MIXED CROPPING SYSTEM IN SUDAN SAVANNA OF NIGERIA

 

Author/s A.G. GASHUA, M. A. HUSSAINI, J. M. JIBRIN, B. YAWALE AND K. M. BENISHIEK
Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pg 01 – 13 Vol 03. No. 02– 2015
Abstract

The study area is characterized by high population density which leads to fragmentation of farmlands. The farmers continue to cultivate small farmlands using local varieties with low levels of technology resulting in depletion of soil nutrients with consequent reduction in yield per unit area. There is need to increase productivity through intensification of farming activities. As such, on-farm researcher-designed farmer-managed field trial was conducted in 2011 . . …

Keywords improved strip cropping, farmer practice, fertilizer levels, equivalent weight
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1 Agro-socio-economic Research

Title

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS AT THE COMMERCIAL TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY OF THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION

Author/s RIKO B. PERTAMASARI, AIDA VITAYALA, NURMALA K. PANDJAITAN, MA’MUN SARMA, DJOKO S. DAMARDJATI
Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pg 15 – 23 Vol 03. No. 02– 2015
Abstract

One of the endeavors to introduce, make them interesting and transferable to the industry; is by attractively promoting inventions produced by the Agency for Agricultural Research and Development continuously. Promotion is a means of invention information dissemination of the Indonesia’s Agency for Agricultural Research and Development that is protected by the Intellectual Property Rights towards the potential target by expanding the network, favoring the inventions, and building a technological …..

Keywords

promotion, invention, commercialization, technology transfer

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2 Food Safety

ISSUES    -2

 

Title

PERFORMANCE OF MILLET IN IMPROVED MILLET-LEGUME STRIP CROPPING SYSTEMS AND TRADITIONAL MIXED CROPPING SYSTEM IN SUDAN SAVANNA OF NIGERIA

 

Author/s A.G. GASHUA, M. A. HUSSAINI, J. M. JIBRIN, B. YAWALE AND K. M. BENISHIEK
Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pg 01 – 13 Vol 03. No. 02– 2015
Abstract

The study area is characterized by high population density which leads to fragmentation of farmlands. The farmers continue to cultivate small farmlands using local varieties with low levels of technology resulting in depletion of soil nutrients with consequent reduction in yield per unit area. There is need to increase productivity through intensification of farming activities. As such, on-farm researcher-designed farmer-managed field trial was conducted in 2011 wet season to evaluate the best system(s) and optimum level of fertilization at which millet will perform better in mixture with legumes under improved strip cropping (4 X 4) systems and traditional farmer practice in selected 15 communities in Kano State, Nigeria. The experiment was analyzed as a randomized block design (RBD). . …

Keywords improved strip cropping, farmer practice, fertilizer levels, equivalent weight
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1 CROPPING SYSTEMS

Title

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS AT THE COMMERCIAL TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY OF THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION

Author/s RIKO B. PERTAMASARI, AIDA VITAYALA, NURMALA K. PANDJAITAN, MA’MUN SARMA, DJOKO S. DAMARDJATI
Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pg 15 – 23 Vol 03. No. 02– 2015
Abstract One of the endeavors to introduce, make them interesting and transferable to the industry; is by attractively promoting inventions produced by the Agency for Agricultural Research and Development continuously. Promotion is a means of invention information dissemination of the Indonesia’s Agency for Agricultural Research and Development that is protected by the Intellectual Property Rights towards the potential target by expanding the network, favoring the inventions, and building a technological image to the end users. The formula to the problematic research with regards to communication process in the inventions’ transfer of technology promotion produced by the agricultural research and development and their success level is to perform commercial collaboration of agricultural research and development results.
Keywords

promotion, invention, commercialization, technology transfer

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2 Agricultural Technology

IJRAFS VOLUME 3                        ISSUES    -1

 

Title

EFFECT OF APPLICATION OF GIBBERELLIC ACID (GA3) ON
SHELF-LIFE OF BANANA

 

Author/s U.ARCHANA, S. SIVACHANDIRAN
Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pp 01 – 04 Vol 03. No. 01– 2015
Abstract

Kathali (Musa sp) is the most promising banana cultivar grown by farmers in Jaffna. Post-harvest losses are very high in banana during transport and storage. Post-harvest losses could be reduced by extending green shelf-life of banana. A study was carried out to assess the effects of gibberellic acid (GA3) treatments on extending shelf-life of banana cultivar ‘kathali’. Four concentrations of GA3 (250 ppm, 350 ppm, 500 ppm, 750 ppm) were applied by dipping method. The banana fruits were then packed in corrugated fibre boxes and kept at room temperature. . …

Keywords Kathali, Gibberellic (GA3) acid, dipping method, shelf-life.
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1 EFFECT OF APPLICATION OF GIBBERELLIC ACID

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STANDARDIZATION OF SEMANTIC DIFFERENTIAL SCALES FOR MEASUREMENT OF SENIOR SCHOOL STUDENTS’ ATTITUDE TO AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

Author/s OLATUNJI, S. O. (PHD)
Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pp 05 – 14 Vol 03. No. 01– 2015
Abstract Involvement of Nigeria’s teaming youths in the agricultural transformation process has been a major challenge, especially as most farmers are ageing. The current research fills the gap by standardizing the inventory which Olatunji developed for use in the measurement of students’ attitude to agriculture. Through multistage sampling procedure, a sample of 1064 male and female Senior School One (SS1) Students were selected from the population of 51,300 from Abia, Ebonyi and Imo States of Nigeria. The validated semantic differential scales for measurement of Senior School Students’ attitude to agricultural science which was developed by Olatunji in 2014 was administered to the study sample.
Keywords Agriculture, attitude, measurement, inventory, semantic differentials, youths, students
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2 Standardization of Semantic Diff. Scales ( M&E) & Agriculture Studies