Vol. 10 No. 2
Determinants of small rubber growers’ adoption behaviour in Dhalai district of Tripura
Author(s): K. Reang, A. Biswas, S. K. Acharya and B. R. Marak
Abstract: Rubber farming has been the main stay of continuous income generation of poor tribal jhumias’of hilly state in Tripura over the several years since it was introduced. Owing to suitability of climatic condition, the state has emerges as one of the largest rubber producer in the country along with changes in the adoption of cultivation technology. The present study was undertaken in three villages of Manu block, Dhalai district, Tripura to ascertain some associates variables of the rubber growers’adoption behavior. The results indicate that the socio-economic variables like age, education, homestead land, own land and area under rubber cultivation had become the predominant factors in adopting the recommended technology packages among the respondents....
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