The talamanca county in costa rica has large-scale banana and small-scale plantain production, probably causing plantain farmers have adopted use of highly toxic pesticides following banana production, but in conditions of extreme inside the plantations simply raising some questions about the. Plantain production systems of ekiti and ondo states, nigeria: farmers' perception of loss in perennial productivity and abandonment of orchards at five farmers each from two towns in each local government area of ondo and ekiti states, to questionnaire and interview schedules was analyze with descriptive statistics. Ishs iv international symposium on banana: international conference on banana and plantain in africa: harnessing international partnerships to increase research impact plantain (musa spp) cultivation in nigeria: a review of its production, marketing and research in the last two. This research brief provides an overview of the banana and plantain value chains in west africa because of the greater production and consumption of plantains than bananas in the region, the brief focuses on plantains and concentrates on the major plantain-producing countries of ghana, cameroon,. 4 depending on the country, questions about other products such as ornamental flowers production, beehives, and so on, may be added other possible additions household sector are the plantation, the lafifundio, the modern industrial farm, and large cattle ranches as indicated in paragraphs 12 to 16, the labour force.
As an advice for the interviewer(s) to consider that each of the following questions has two statements should be measured on two different scales we take question (1) as an example: ➢ the first statement: if you produce organic fruit and vegetables you will save on production costs: should be measured on five-point scale. 54 how many of your seasonal employees are members of your family (apart from yourself) ______ q6 is your farm registered with fiscal authorities 1 = yes / 2 = no q7 how much land do you: a own ______ hectares b lease in/ rent in______ hectares q8 what share of your production do you and your family sell. Identification of banana production systems in urban and peri-urban agriculture in effects of dehanding on the production characteristics of plantain 'dominico hartón' in a questionnaire test t1 (with sugar and tank bottom) had the best organoleptic properties with a perfect balance between sugar content and acid or. Biotic constraints to banana production in eastern and central provinces of kenya njeri njau1, maina mwangi1, mbaka banana is an important crop whose production faces major challenges, especially pests and diseases data were obtained through a questionnaire administered to farmers and observations made.
Plantain (musa spp) occupies a strategic position for rapid food production in nigeria it is ranked third among starchy staples the country's output doubled in the data were collected from a sample size of 180 farm households by means of well structured and pre-tested questionnaire, personal observation and focus. Identity, abundance and management of banana thrips in embu county, kenya njue nicholas ireri bsc horticulture 241 banana production constraints in kenya questionnaire was administered to 60 farmers, where 20 farmers were randomly selected in each zone thrips were the most.
Ninety questionnaires were administered in total out of which 15 were rejected for inconsistency and inadequate information 22model formulation stochastic frontier production function was used to determine the technical efficiency of plantain farmers in the study area the predicted technical efficiencies were then used. Full-text paper (pdf): economics of plantain production in edo state nigeria the sampled farmers were interviewed using well structured questionnaire simple descriptive statistics abstract: this study examined the cropping pattern , profitability and constraints to plantain production in edo state. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the input delivery systems of banana and legume based systems in the researcher used three research instruments, namely: questionnaires, interviews and observation to arrive at the systems most farmers do not have access to proper information for agricultural production. Primary data were generated through the use of structured questionnaires, while secondary data were obtained from published and unpublished materials from the international institute for tropical it was specifically aimed at solving the problems associated with plantain/banana production in africa (iita, 1998.
Methods used to facilitate the workshop 231 workshop programme and questionnaires 232 workshop presentations 233 workshop discussions 24 results from the workshop 241 banana production in malawi 242 banana pest profile and current spread of in malawi 2421 surveillance programs for bbtv. Frequently asked questions banana farming 1 what is the best climate for banana farming it is suitable for warm temperate with high humidity temperature range from 25-30 0 c and relative humidity of 75-85% on an average, 10 cm rainfall per month is suitable for banana farming in the hilly area, it is good to farm in.
Pp 85-94 for banana production (supply model) and marketing (demand model) , descriptive statistics such as means, percentages, and graphs were used to analyse the data obtained from the production and marketing questionnaires financial analysis such as capital budgeting, income and expense statements. Banana production management technology adoption, farm characteristics, a set of household characteristics questionnaires the schedule regarding associations recorded information about household membership, the level of household participation, the major activities of associations, the benefits to the members,. Better horticultural management, cultivar choice and plant protection  this raises a number of questions related to past banana research in terms of its conception, conduction, outputs or policy implications and impact in this paper, banana production constraints are presented, past banana research. Acronyms cgiar consultative group on international agricultural research cialca consortium for improving agriculture-based livelihoods in central africa ciat international centre for tropical agriculture dgdc belgian directorate general development co-operation drc the democratic republic of congo.
(river gambia) and land for banana production local production additionally, banana production is mainly done by men who cultivate the crop primarily for cash due to land tenure problems only few women are production may raise questions as to why women are not involved in substantial banana. Abstract a study was conducted in three of the six plantain growing regions-( eastern, ashanti and brong-ahafo) of ghana to elucidate the plantain production practices and constraints a total of 259 plantain farmers from 24 villages were selected randomly and interviewed using prepared questionnaires frequency. They constitute a source of livelihood for millions of people within the production zone marketing plays a central role in the distribution of plantain and banana this study, therefore, examined the market structure and performance for plantain and banana structured questionnaires were administered to. According to faostat, plantain production in west africa is considerably higher than banana production1 in 2011 1246 million metric tons (mt) of plantains nigeria and ghana, which include questions about socio-demographic characteristics (see table 1) these studies found that plantain farmers.