FARMING SYSTEM RESEARCH PROGRAMME

Head of Programme:  Dr. Olufunmi, Oluwayombo O

Objectives:

  • Development of sustainable horticultural cropping system for different ecological zones of Nigeria.
  • Development of effective and efficient soil and water management for horticultural crops especially in mixed cropping systems in Nigeria.
  • Develop integrated approach for crops and animal production system.
  • Generation of baseline data on economics of production in sole and intercropping system.

Components of Farming Systems Research Programme

  • Engineering
  • Irrigation/drainage
  • Meteorology
  • Soil science
  • Animal science
  • Agricultural economics
  • Environmental management/engineering

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About Us

The National Horticultural Research Institute (Headquarter); located in Ibadan was established in 1975 with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme in conjunction with food and Agricultural Organization as fruits and vegetables research and demonstration centre. It acquired the status of a national institute in June 1976.The Institute’s headquarter is situated on a 350 hectares of land at Jericho Reservation Area, Idi-Ishin, Ibadan, in the rainforest agro-ecological zone of South Western Nigeria.

Contact Us

National Horticultural Research Institute
P.M.B. 5432, Jericho Reservation Area, Idi-Ishin,
Ibadan, Nigeria.
  www.nihort.gov.ng
  info@nihort.gov.ng, nihortinfo@yahoo.com
  08069481807, 08055523245