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Variety Attributes and Technology Adoption; Case of Sorghum in Africa


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The book examines the effect of variety attributes on adoption and marketing of sorghum varieties. The results show that out of the five improved varieties of sorghum released to farmers in the study area, only two varieties were widely adopted (Gadam and Serena). The results on the perception of farmers variety attributes show that improved varieties had desirable production and marketing attributes and farmers consider this attributes when making the decision to adopt a new improved variety. The findings of the study imply that while developing improved seed varieties, breeders should also focus on non yield attributes like taste and ease of cooking. It is also important that both producers and consumers of sorghum be involved in the seed evaluation process.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC89258
AuthorAnne Gesare
Number of Pages88
Publishing Year2013-06-08T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeAgriculture & farming
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00