African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6711

Short Communication

Analysis of the effect of non-formal credit sources in enhancing the income of small scale rubber farmers in Edo State, Nigeria

Yustus S. F
  • Yustus S. F
  • Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, Gum Arabic Sub-Station Gashua, Yobe State, Nigeria.
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Lalabe B. C.
  • Lalabe B. C.
  • Research Outreach Department, Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, P. M. B. 1049, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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Giroh D. Y.
  • Giroh D. Y.
  • Research Outreach Department, Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, P. M. B. 1049, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 02 October 2010
  •  Accepted: 12 June 2014
  •  Published: 17 July 2014

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