Unaeze et al Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 11(1), pp. 32-40, 2021 ISSN: 2276-7770 Copyright ©2021, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s) https://gjournals.org/GJAS Socio-Economic Determinants of Commercialization Index of Garri Producers in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State Henry .C. Unaeze1; Okwa, Efe Quincy1; Umeh, Onyebuchi Jonathan2 1Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. 2Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra State, Nigeria. ARTICLE INFO ABSTRACT Article No.: 091819174 Type: Research This study examined the socio-economic determinants of Commercialization index of garri producers in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Data were collected from structured questionnaire administered to randomly select 70 respondents. Descriptive statistics and multiple regression analysis were employed in the assessment. The result divulged that a greater percentage of garri producers were females with an average age of 47years and married with a household size of 6-10 persons and acquired formal education. The, double log multiple regression results revealed that farming experience and Age were found to be statistically significant but negative in influencing the level of commercialization index of garri producers, while household size, income, marital status, years spent in formal schooling and female gender were found to be statistically significant but positive in increasing the level of commercialization index of the respondents in the study area. Also majority of the respondents (78.8%) employed traditional method of processing which results to excessive smoke inhalation causing ill health as their major constraints. 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