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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Factors influencing adoption of enterprises in the IFS units of Kerala

Author(s):
Vani Chandran, Ritu Chakravarty and Subhash Kumar Saurav
Abstract:
Integrated farming system concept relies on integration of several complementary components in a unit such as crop, livestock, poultry etc. Profile characteristics of the IFS farmers has a significant role in the adoption of these enterprises. Therefore, by analyzing these factors, better strategy can be formulated for increasing the adoption of more enterprises in the units, which helps to improve the profitability and productivity from each unit. To find out the correlation between socio economic profile characteristics of IFS farmers in Kerala with their rate of adoption of various enterprises, an investigation was carried out. Three districts were selected randomly from Kerala. Total sample size was 180 IFS farmers. The results indicated that, among the selected variables for studying the profile characteristics, adoption of available component in the IFS units were positively and significantly correlated with farm size, experience in farming, extension agency contact, participation in extension programs, economic motivation at 1% level of significance and risk orientation with 5% level of significance.
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How to cite this article:
Vani Chandran, Ritu Chakravarty, Subhash Kumar Saurav. Factors influencing adoption of enterprises in the IFS units of Kerala. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):3810-3812.

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