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n Journal of Education and Entrepreneurship - Constraints to fish farming among senior secondary school agricultural students in Degema and Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State

Volume 6 Number 1
  • ISSN : 2636-4794
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Abstract

The study investigated constraints to fish farming among senior secondary school agricultural students in Degema and Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State. The study design was descriptive survey. The population comprises of agricultural science teachers and students in the study area, while the sample size was 490 respondents made up of 450 students and 40 agricultural science teachers purposively selected from the population. A self developed questionnaire was the instrument used in gathering data, designed in the pattern of Likert 5-point rating scale of agreement. The instrument was validated by experts and reliability coefficient value 0.83 established using Cronbach Alpha reliability testing tool. The instrument was administered to the respondents and retrieved by the researcher. The data were collated and analyzed descriptively using Mean and Standard Deviation, while the hypotheses were inferentially tested using z-test statistics at 0.05 level of significance. It was found that lack of fund, instructional materials, farm land were some factors constraining fish farming in schools. It was recommended that fund and other materials should be provided, while in-service training should be extended to teachers.

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2019-04-01
2020-02-27

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