keywords: Gender, Irish potato, production, Jos-south
The study was on comparative analysis of male and female involvement in Irish Potato (Solanum tuberosun L.) production in Jos-South Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study were to describe and compare the socio-economic characteristics of male and female Irish potato farmers; examine male and female farmers’ access to productive resources and services; compare farming activities performed by male and female in Irish potato production; assess the level of production of male and female. Primary data were collected through the use of questionnaires administered to 160 respondents in four selected districts using randomization and proportionality factor. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The mean age for male and female were
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