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Prof. Anthony Chukwumeka Agumagu



Professor ANTHONY CHUKWUMEKA AGUMAGU is a Professor of Agricultural Extension in the Institute of Agricultural Research and Development, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, PMB 5323, Port Harcourt. He graduated from University of Ibadan, Nigeria: B. Sc. (Hons) 1979; MSc 1982; PhD 1993. He was Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Development, University of Port Harcourt (2002 – 2005), and pioneer Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria (2005 – 2010).


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 Research works include

  • Perception of infestation problems of cassava farms and preference for weed management practices in humid agro-ecological zone of Nigeria.

  • Farmers’ response to the Root and Tuber Expansion Programme in Imo State, Nigeria.

  • Rural households perception of cooking banana (Musa spp., abb genome) in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

  • Relationship between job characteristics and job performance of agricultural extension agents in Imo and Rivers State, Nigeria.

  • Popular participation in rural community development project: empirical evidence from Kwara State, Nigeria.

  • Analysis of Self – Help Infrastructural Development Projects in Rural Communities of Bayelsa State

  • Evaluation of farmers extension education needs in Ohaji/Egbema local government area of Imo State, Nigeria.

  • Snail meat consumption and attitude differentials between rural and urban inhabitants.

  •  Problems associated with solid waste management among peri-urban households in southeastern Nigeria.

  • Attitude of youth corpers towards the community development service of nysc in Nigeria.

  • Organizational Commitment of Agricultural Extension Agents in Rivers and Abia State Agricultural Development Programmes in Nigeria.

  •  Extension agents’ commitment to extension work in abia and rivers states, Nigeria.