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Agriculture in Nigeria

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Agriculture is the practice of cultivating land, growing crops and rearing animals for food. Agriculture is closely associated with farming.

It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you agriculture.

It clearly explains the types of agriculture. They include crop production, livestock, forestry and fishing.

It analyzes the systems of agriculture. They include the peasant, subsistence, plantation, mechanized and co-operative systems of agriculture.

It examines the role of agriculture in the economic development of a country.

It discusses the problems of agriculture. They include land tenure system, lack of advanced machines, out-dated practices and poor transportation.

And it explores some agricultural policies aimed at giving a big boost to agricultural development in Nigeria.

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