Willingness and determinants of farmers'adoption of new rice varieties

@inproceedings{Li2010WillingnessAD,
  title={Willingness and determinants of farmers'adoption of new rice varieties},
  author={Dongmei Li and Mingming Liu and Guoyan Deng},
  year={2010}
}
Purpose - This paper aims to investigate farmers' willingness to adopt new rice varieties and the factors influencing their seed-selection behaviors. Design/methodology/approach - The Logit model was used to analyze farmers' willingness and the determinants of the behaviors in selecting and using new varieties. A total of 402 farming households in the main rice-producing areas of Sichuan Province were surveyed. Findings - The results indicate that rice yield and sales, agro-technicians… CONTINUE READING