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ADOPTION BEHAVIOUR OF FARMERS IN SOUTHWEST, NIGERIA: THE CASE OF SOYBEAN FARMERS

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Author(s): Ogunsumi LUCIA OMOBOLANLE | Ewuola SAMUEL OLU.

Journal: Journal of Central European Agriculture
ISSN 1332-9049

Volume: 6;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 415;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: adoption | behaviour | soybean | farmer

ABSTRACT
It was discovered that only 36.06 percent from the respondents abandoned the adopted technologies afterwards while 64.94 percent sustained the use. The major reasons for partial adoption of set of technologies include the following: unavailability of capital, insuffi cient supply of input/non – affordability of inputs, high cost of production due to ever rising infl ation rate, low research and extension outreach to farmers due to poor funding of research and extension, poor transportation system among others reasons.
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