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Diversifying Nigeria’s Economy through Crop Mapping: A Case Study of Federal Polytechnic Idah Palm Plantation

Journal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Science (Vol.4, No. 4)

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Page : 50-54

Keywords : Palm; monitoring; economic diversification; food security; crop inventory; acreage estimation; ArcGIS;

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Palm is one of the most important food and cash crop in Nigeria providing food, employment and raw materials for more than 120 million people in Nigeria and beyond. Monitoring palm plantation is thus important to developing successful strategies for food security and economic diversification in the country. This paper aims to develop an approach for acreage estimation / crop inventory and yield estimation / prediction. The approach adopted was the integration of core survey methods namely remote sensing imagery, ground survey and ArcGIS. The set aim of the study was achieved

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