Alamu Et Al

Alamu et al

Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 8 (9), pp. 203-208, 2018.

ISSN: 2276-7770  

Research Article

Abstract

Influence of the agricultural extension delivery
on the adoption of mango production technologies in Oyo State was evaluated. A
multistage sampling procedure was used to select the respondents. A
well-structured questionnaire was used to obtain information in the study
areas.Ten (10) respondents were randomly selected from each of the eight
villages in the Zone. Socio-economic characteristics of the respondents and the
level of adoption were also determined. Result of the analysis revealed that
majority (90%) of the respondents are married and of Christian faith
(78.8%).  A majority (87.5%) of the
respondents specialized in crop farming. They admitted having had contact with
extension agents and  low level of
adoption of the disseminated technologies. 
Majority (78.8%) of the respondents involved in the cultivation of
Ogbomoso mango. The test of hypotheses showed that there was no significant
relationship between educational attainment and the adoption of technological
innovation (r= 7.041, p= 0.317). However, there was a significant relationship
between the farming experience of the respondents and the adoption of the
technological innovation (r= 13.054, p= 0.042)
.


Keywords: mango, adoption, innovation, cultivation, incentives



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