Streamwater phosphorus and nitrogen across a gradient in Rural–Agricultural land use intensity

This paper provides an overview of the impacts of rural land use on lowland streamwater phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N) concentrations and P loads and sources in lowland streams. [1]

Airborne viable, non-viable, and allergenic fungi in a Rural Agricultural area of India: a 2-year study at five outdoor sampling stations

The information on airborne allergenic fungal flora in rural agricultural areas is largely lacking. Adequate information is not available to the bioaerosol researchers regarding the choice of single versus multiple sampling stations for the monitoring of both viable and non-viable airborne fungi. [2]

Epidemiological Study of High Cancer among Rural Agricultural Community of Punjab in Northern India

Based on a citizen’s report, a house-to-house survey was conducted in Talwandi Sabo and Chamkaur Sahib Community Development Blocks in Bathinda and Roop Nagar District respectively in Punjab state located in a northern part of India to identify the number of existing cancer cases, and the number of cancer deaths that occurred in the last 10 years. [3]

Effect of Participation in Community-based Agriculture and Rural Development Project on Socio-economic Status of Rural Dwellers in Northern Nigeria

Community-Based Agriculture and Rural Development Project (CBARDP) is expected to enhance Socio-Economic Status (SES) of rural dwellers; consequently impact positively on general welfare of the rural dwellers. However, impact of the project on SES of rural dwellers is yet to be ascertained. Thus, the effect of participation in CBARDP on SES of rural dwellers in northern Nigeria was investigated. Three of the five participating states were randomly selected. [4]

Sustainability of Agriculture Value Chain by Rural Women for Income Generation in Oluyole Local Government of Oyo State, Nigeria

The study focused on the sustainability of agriculture by rural women as a means of income generation in Oluyole local government. The study made use of both primary and secondary data. The instrument used for collecting the primary data was a set of structured questionnaire. Data were collected from 100 rural women farmers, randomly selected from four rural wards out of the ten wards in the local government, however, only 98 filled and returned their questionnaires. [5]

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[1] Jarvie, H.P., Withers, P.J.A., Bowes, M.J., Palmer-Felgate, E.J., Harper, D.M., Wasiak, K., Wasiak, P., Hodgkinson, R.A., Bates, A., Stoate, C. and Neal, M., 2010. Streamwater phosphorus and nitrogen across a gradient in rural–agricultural land use intensity. Agriculture, ecosystems & environment135(4), pp.238-252.

[2] Adhikari, A., Sen, M.M., Gupta-Bhattacharya, S. and Chanda, S., 2004. Airborne viable, non-viable, and allergenic fungi in a rural agricultural area of India: a 2-year study at five outdoor sampling stations. Science of the Total Environment326(1-3), pp.123-141.

[3] Thakur, J.S., Rao, B.T., Rajwanshi, A., Parwana, H.K. and Kumar, R., 2008. Epidemiological study of high cancer among rural agricultural community of Punjab in Northern India. International journal of environmental research and public health5(5), pp.399-407.

[4] Adegboye, M. (2016) “Effect of Participation in Community-based Agriculture and Rural Development Project on Socio-economic Status of Rural Dwellers in Northern Nigeria”, Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 9(3), pp. 1-13. doi: 10.9734/AJAEES/2016/22058.

[5] Oluwasola, B. T. and Solomon, K. A. (2019) “Sustainability of Agriculture Value Chain by Rural Women for Income Generation in Oluyole Local Government of Oyo State, Nigeria”, Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 36(1), pp. 1-10. doi: 10.9734/ajaees/2019/v36i130232.

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