The study assessed the effect
of gender on the adoption of improved ginger production technologies in
South-East Nigeria. Multi-stage
and proportionate sampling techniques were used to select a sample size of 250
ginger farmers (125 males and 125 females). Data were collected with structured
questionnaire and analyzed using descriptive statistics, such as means,
percentages; and inferential statistics such as multiple regression model,
F-test (Chow’s seminal test) and Z-test. Results indicated that mean ages of
the ginger farmers were 49.59 years for males and 45.21 years for females.
Majority (71%) of the females and 53.60% of the male farmers had no access to
extension contact. Mean farming experiences were 7.8 years (males) and 5.38
years (females), with farm sizes of 1.30 hectares for males and 0.69 hectares for their
female counterparts. Majority (99.20%) of the males and 97.60% of the female farmers were educated, while mean annual farm income was ₦971,436.656 for males and
₦513012.8 for the female farmers. The female farmers played more predominant role in ginger
production than the male farmers, as they were prominent in 11 out of the 15
production activities listed, while the men were prominent in only 4
activities. Results further showed that the male farmers had greater access (
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