This work is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
 Aja, C. (2012). Tomato, The wonder fruit. Manufacturing Today. Available at: http: /manufacturingtoday. com. ng/2013/04/16/tomato-the-wonder-fruit_3. pdf. (Accessed on 1st July, 2013).
 Alamu, J.F. (1996). Marketing of fadama tomatoes, pepper and onions. A case study of Kano and Jigawa States of Nigeria. PhD Thesis. Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
 ATA (2012).
 BOSG (2013). Toursim and investment opportunities in Borno State, Volume 2. Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Available at: http: /bornostate. gov. ng/BS_Tourism_ and_Investment_Opportunities. pdf. (Accessed on 23rd July, 2013).
 Denton, O.A. and Swarup, V., Tomato cultivation and its potential in Nigeria. Acta Horticulturae 123 (1983) 257-263.DOI: https://doi.org/10.17660/actahortic.1983.123.23
 Gambo, B.A., Yerima, F.A.K., Arjinoma, M. and Doro, A.K. (2008). Horticultural practices at the shores of Lake Chad. Journal of Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Environment, 3: 71-79.
 Hudu, A.I., Futuless, K.N. and Gworgwor, N.A. (2002).
 Lale, N.E.S. (In press). Insect pest management in cultivated vegetables. In: The Socio- economic sustainability of livelihood in the Lake Chad Basin. Proceedings of the Alexander Von Humboldt Kolleg International Conference (hosted by the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria) held at DRACC, Abuja, Nigeria, 11 – 13th December (2012).
 NPC (2006). 2006 Census Record. National Population Commission (NPC) Publication, Abuja.
 Ogunjimi, L.A.O. and Adekalu, K.O. (2002). Problems and constraints of small scale irrigation (Fadama) in Nigeria. Food Reviews International 18 (4): 295-304.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1081/fri-120016207
 Oikeh, S.O. and Asiegbu, J.E. (1993). Growth and yield responses of tomatoes to sources and rates of organic manures in ferralitic soils. Bioresource Technology, 45: 21-25.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/0960-8524(93)90138-2
 Olasantan, F.O. (1992). Vegetable production in traditional farming systems in Nigeria. Outlook on Agriculture, 21: 117-127.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/003072709202100207
 Rubatzky, V.E. and Yamaguchi, M. (1997). World vegetables: principles and nutritive values. 2nd edn. New York, USA, Chapman and Hall.
 Schippers, R.R. (2006).
 Sokal, R.R. and Rohlf, F.J. (2011). Biometry: the principles and practice of statistics in biological research. 4th edn. New York: W.H. Freeman and Co.
 Ssekyewa, C. (2006). Incidence, distribution and characteristics of major Tomato Leaf Curl and Mosaic Virus Diseases in Uganda. PhD-thesis. Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. 233 pp.
 Umeh, V.C., Kuku, F.O., Nwanguma, E.I., Adebayo, O.S. and Manga, A.A. (2002).