Determinants of Wheat Crop Production Row Planting Technology Adoption in Duna Woreda, Hadiya Zone, Ethiopia

Negese Tamirat


The study was conducted in Duna district, Hadiya Zone, South National Regional State (SNRS). Four wheat producing kebeles among the 23 wheat producing kebeles were selected and a total of 187 selected households were interviewed to generate primary data. Descriptive statistics and binary logit were employed to determine factors that influence the adoption behavior row planting wheat crop production technology of farmers. A sum of ten independent variables for the binary logit model was used, out of which seven variables were found to significantly influence the adoption of row planting of wheat crop production technology. These are: age of the household head, education of household head, family size of household head, size of cultivated land, livestock holding, and use of credit and extension services. The study recommends that any effort in promoting row planting wheat crop production technology should consider the social, economic, institutional and psychological characteristics for better adoption of row planting wheat crop production technology.

Keywords: Adoption, Production, Wheat, Row Planting Technology, Binary Logit Model.

DOI: 10.7176/JBAH/9-17-04

Publication date:September 30th 2019

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