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2010 (Vol. 2, Issue: 4)
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Investigating Effective Factors on Attitude of Paddy Growers Towards Organic Farming: A Case Study in Babol County in Iran

Seyed Abolhasan Sadati, Hosain Shabanali Fami, Khalil Kalantari, Yaser Mohamadi and Abbas Asakere
Corresponding Author:  Seyed Abolhasan Sadati 

Key words:  Babol county, Iran, organic farming, paddy growers, , ,
Vol. 2 , (4): Page No: 362-367
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2010 April, 07 2010 April, 24 2010 July, 10
Abstract:

The main purpose of this study was to investigate effective factors on the attitude of paddy growers towards organic farming in Babol County in Iran. A sample size of 150 farmers was selected for this research by using simple random sampling method. Result of regression analysis showed that participation in extension courses, access to extension communication channels and level of literacy and landholding were the effective factors on farmers' attitude toward organic farming that explained 42% of variance in the attitude index.
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Seyed Abolhasan Sadati, Hosain Shabanali Fami, Khalil Kalantari, Yaser Mohamadi and Abbas Asakere, 2010. Investigating Effective Factors on Attitude of Paddy Growers Towards Organic Farming: A Case Study in Babol County in Iran.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2(4): Page No: 362-367.
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