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The importance of farmers' social, environmental and economic objectives in improved corn seeds adoption in Chiapas, México

Author
Sánchez, B.; Kallas, Z.; Gil, J.M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Revista de la facultad de ciencias agrarias
Date of publication
2017-01-01
Volume
49
Number
2
First page
269
Last page
269
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/116344 Open in new window
URL
http://revista.fca.uncu.edu.ar/ Open in new window
Abstract
While improved seeds can increase performance and productivity of corn in Mexico, its adoption remains low. In order to understand the behavior of adoption of technological innovations, it is necessary to understand the heterogeneity of farmers taking into account not only their socio-economic characteristics and the nature of their holdings, but also their opinions, attitudes, preferences and objectives. Therefore, in this investigation our aim was firstly to analyze the objectives that farmers...
Citation
Sánchez, B., Kallas, Z., Gil, J.M. The importance of farmers' social, environmental and economic objectives in improved corn seeds adoption in Chiapas, México. "Revista de la facultad de ciencias agrarias", 1 Gener 2017, vol. 49, núm. 2, p. 269.
Keywords
Adoption, Analytic hierarchy process, Objectives of farmers, Tobit, Zea mays L
Group of research
CREDA - Centre for Agrifood Economics and Development

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