Statistical Evaluation to Identify the Factors Affecting of the Adoption and Non-Adaption of Technology by Farmers under Rice Production Technologies

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International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology (IJMTT)
 
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Volume-26 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Roshan Kumar Bhardwaj, S.S. Gautam, R.R. Saxena
  10.14445/22315373/IJMTT-V26P514

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Roshan Kumar Bhardwaj, S.S. Gautam, R.R. Saxena "Statistical Evaluation to Identify the Factors Affecting of the Adoption and Non-Adaption of Technology by Farmers under Rice Production Technologies", International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology (IJMTT). V26(2):63-68 October 2015. ISSN:2231-5373. www.ijmttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract
This study has an aim to identify the factor affecting the adoption and non-adoption of promising varieties of rice production technologies. Promising varieties are a popular genotype and being cultivated widely. In Raipur district at arang block, Out of 219 villages, 15 villages selected for the study. The independent variables i.e., Age, education, caste, size of family, social participation, occupation, size of land holding, Contact with extension agencies, Sources of information, Level of knowledge and annual income were considered as traits of the respondents. Using the Logit model, the factors that influence farm households’ decisions to adopt modern agricultural production technologies were estimated. The result reveals that, out of 12 independent variables, the two variables viz. social participation and level of knowledge contributed positively and highly significantly toward extent of adoption at 0.01 per cent level of probability. Whereas, education, caste, occupation, size of land holding, annual income, credit acquisition, contact with extension agencies and sources of information contributed positively and significantly toward extent of adoption at 0.05 per cent level of probability. The variables age and size of family had no significant contribution in extent of adoption of recommended rice production technologies.

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Keywords
Adoption and Non adoption, Logit Model, Production Technology.