Personality factors influencing the adoption of shrimp culture technologies

Swathi Lekshmi, P S and Chandrakandan, K (2005) Personality factors influencing the adoption of shrimp culture technologies. Journal of Extension Education, 16 (3 & 4). pp. 3802-3806.


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Shrimp farming has emerged as sunrise sector in the aquaculture scenario of India. The present study revealed that personality characreristics such as social participation, information seeking behaviour; marketing behaviour, annual income, economic motivation and farm size together explained the largest per cent of the total variance on the overall extent of adoption of technologies by Shrimp farmers. The second level of influential variables on the extent of adoption were type of ownership and family size. The other factors on order of level of influence were socio-psychological, material and socio-personal factors.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality factors; adoption; shrimp culture technology
Subjects: Aquaculture
Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Extension
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2011 09:12
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42

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