Factors affecting land availability
Agricultural science SSS1 First Term
Factors affecting land availability.
A student should be able to;
- Identify physical factors affecting land availability for agricultural purposes.
- Identify economic and social factors affecting the availability of land for agricultural purposes.
Factors affecting land availability for agricultural purposes.
Many factors affect land availability and use in Nigeria. These factors determine whether the land will be available for agricultural and non- agricultural purposes. These factors include;
- Ecological factors;
The nature of the land determines whether such land will be available for agricultural purposes or not. A dry and not swampy land will be suitable for livestock farming while a wet and swampland will be good for swamp rice production.
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