Rupasinghe, Tenne Gedara (1992) Adoption of Modern Paddy Farming Practices Among the Farmers in a Mahaweli Settlement Scheme in Sri Lanka. Masters thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
The main purpose of the study was to determine the adoption and level of adoption of modern paddy farming practices among the farmers in the Galnewa Block of System H in the Mahaweli territory of Sri Lanka. The study also attempted to estimate the relationship between adoption and yield. In addition, the study examined the relationships between adopt ion and ascertained factors derived from factor analysis. It further analysed the extent of adoption and non-adoption, the characteristics of adopters and non-adopters, the practices which were adopted and not adopted, and reasons for nonadoption. The study used the survey method supplemented by observations,unstructured interviews, and secondary data.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Subject:||Farmers - Sri Lanka|
|Subject:||Rice - Planting - Sri Lanka|
|Chairman Supervisor:||Zahid Emby, PhD|
|Call Number:||FEM 1992 3|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Human Ecology|
|Deposited By:||Nurul Hayatie Hashim|
|Deposited On:||17 Dec 2010 09:58|
|Last Modified:||17 Dec 2010 10:00|
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