publication . Article . 2018

Socio-economic assessment on maize production and adoption of open pollinated improved varieties in Dang, Nepal

Sanjiv Subedi; Yuga Nath Ghimire; Deepa Devkota;
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  • Published: 05 Jan 2018 Journal: Journal of Maize Research and Development, volume 3, pages 17-27 (issn: 2467-9291, eissn: 2467-9305, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Nepal Journals Online (JOL)
Abstract
<jats:p>Research was conducted from February to May, 2017 for socioeconomic assessment on maize production and adoption of open pollinated improved maize varieties in Dang district of Nepal. Altogether, 100 samples were taken by simple random sampling from the major maize growing areas and relevant publications were reviewed. Focal Group Discussion and Key Informant Survey were also done. Descriptive statistics, unpaired t-test, probit regression and indexing were used for data analysis using statistical tools- SPSS, STATA and MS-Excel. Probit econometric model revealed that ethnicity (1% level), gender (5% level), area under open pollinated improved maize (1% l...
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free text keywords: Subsidy, Probit model, Agricultural extension, Agricultural science, Hybrid, Open pollination, Econometric model, Probit, Biology, Descriptive statistics, Adoption, maize productivity, probit regression, Plant culture, SB1-1110
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