JOURNALS

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION RESEARCH STUDIES (AGEERS)

ISSN 2315-5922

A PUBLICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

About AGEERS

 

Editorial Board

Agricultural Economics and Extension Research Studies (AGEERS) is devoted to the rapidly emerging issues in sustainable Agriculture. AGEERS examines the current issues in sustainable Agriculture  and also promotes the study and application of sustainable agriculture for solutions to the complex problems of food insecurity, resources depletion, climate change, loss of farm land and other related disciplines. AGEERS focuses on the multi disciplinary components of agriculture and food system. This journal uses an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to food production as one process in a complex landscape of agricultural production, conservation and human interaction.

 

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Please note that only papers arranged in line with AGEERS format (see instruction to authors for details) will be considered. 

 

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF:

PROF. A. C AGUMAGU

 

ASSOCIATE EDITORS:

Dr. M. G NYIENAKUNA (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Dr. O. M. ADESOPE (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


EDITORS:

Dr. S.O Olatunji; (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. S.O Anyanwu: (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

                                                       

ASSISTANT EDITORS:

Dr U.R Etuk: (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Dr Mrs C.C Ifeanyi-obi: (clara.ifeanyi-obi@uniport,edu.ng)

 

CONSULTING EDITORS:

Prof. E.P Ejembi
Prof. Y.L Fabiyi
Prof E.A Allison- Oguru
Prof. J.S Orebiyi
Prof. O.I OladeleProf. Ini Akpabio
Prof. C.U Okoye
Prof. Rahman

 

 
INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS 
Aim and Scope: AGEERS is the premier peer-reviewed journal among professionals interested in agriculture, community development and social advancement of knowledge related numerous disciplines including social works, social sciences, social and economic development. 
 
SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT 
All articles submitted to the journal are peer-reviewed. Article published in the Journal of Agricultural Economics and Extension Research Studies must be relevant to practice. Articles  should be type –written in English, double spaced only one side of A4 (210 by 297mm) paper and lot more than 12 double spaced pages (Using  one – inch margins and Times New  Roman, 12 – point font), inclusive of references tables, figures and appendixes. 
  • Indicate on the cover page the title of manuscript and name (initials followed by surname and address)
  • Capitalize first letter of each word of the title 
  • Type initials and surname of authors below the title. 
  • Capitalize only the first letter of the surname  
  • Include the email address of the corresponding author.
 

Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and are required to sign an agreement for the transfers of copyright to the publisher. All accepted manuscript, artwork and photographs become the property of the publisher. 

References:

References, citations and general style of manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the APA publication Manual 6th ed. Cite in the text by author and date (Etuk, 2010) and include an alphabetical list at the end of the article example, Journal: Olatunji, S. O. & Etuk, U. R. (2010). Variables that influence Junior Secondary School students’ attitude to Agricultural Science – implication for youths’  participation in Agricultural development. Global Approaches to Extension practice (GAEP), 6 (1) 21 – 29. 

Book:

Pallant J. (2010) SPSS Survival  Manual. A step by step guide to data analysis using SPSS. England. The Mc Graw Hill Company

Contribution to a Book:

Akinbile, L. A. (2004) Measurement in Agricultural extension. In T. A. Olowu (Ed), Research methods in Agricultural extension. Ilorin: Agric. And Rural Mgt. Training Institute (ARMTI), pp. 61-82.

Abstract:    

Abstract of about 200 to 250 words (below the abstract provide maximum of 5 key words)

Tables:

            Number each table and give the table an explicit title. Capitalize the first letter of each word or of proper nouns of the table title.

Figures:

            Number each figure; centralize the figure number below the figure, given an appropriate title to each figure. Capitalize the first letter of each word or of proper nouns of the figure title.

References:

References, citations and general style of manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the APA publication Manual 6th ed. Cite in the text by author and date (Etuk, 2010) and include an alphabetical list at the end of the article example, Journal: Olatunji, S. O. & Etuk, U. R. (2010). Variables that influence Junior Secondary School students’ attitude to Agricultural Science – implication for youths’  participation in Agricultural development. Global Approaches to Extension practice (GAEP), 6 (1) 21 – 29.

Book:

Pallant J. (2010) SPSS Survival  Manual. A step by step guide to data analysis using SPSS. England. The Mc Graw Hill Company

Contribution to a Book:

Etuk, U. R. & Adetoro, A. O. (2010) Indigenous Extension practices and forest Establishment in Nigeria. In H. M. Ijeomah & A. A. Alyeloja (Eds), Practical Issues in foresting and Wildlife Resources management. Port  Harcourt:  PP 352 – 361

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