Plant Nutrition and Sustainable Crop Production in Nigeria [chapter]

Romanus Osabohien, Toun Ogunbiyi
2019 Soil Management and Plant Nutrition for Sustainable Crop Production [Working Title]  
The aim of this study is to examine the determining factors of plant nutrition and sustainable crop production in Nigeria. The study applied an in-depth review of literature and observed that different biotic and abiotic factors interact together to determine the outcome of plant nutrition and sustainable crop production in Nigeria. These factors include; types of fertilizers applied, atmospheric emissions, level of technological development, infrastructural facilities, climatic conditions,
more » ... gation method, and level of skilled labour force. The study recommended that there should be increased and equal access to credit facilities, social protection incentives, and more innovation and technological involvement in the agricultural sector in order to increase productivity and efficiency.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.88975 fatcat:bsr334ly3jbehn5ly6fsa4hpyu