Beliefs of Farmers and Adoption of Integrated Pest Management

Georgia peanut farmers have adopted Integrated pest management (lPM) on only a limited basis, although objective data indicate that IPM technology may be more efficient than conventional pest control strategies Users and nonusers of IPM hold different views pertaining to the consequences of employing IPM These beliefs Influence Its use Educational programs on these beliefs should Influence adoption and continued use of IPM This article analyzes belief data pertaining to IPM among 192 Georgia ,peanut farmers and explores the relationship between beliefs about IPM and its adoption


Issue Date:
1986
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/149302
Published in:
Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 38, Number 1
Page range:
34-44
Total Pages:
11




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