Effect Characteristics of Farmers on the Level of Technology Adoption Side-Grafting in Cocoa Farming at Sigi Regency-Indonesia

Effendy Effendy, Nuhfil Hanani, Budi Setiawan, A. Wahib Muhaimin


This research aimed to determine the level of adoption and effect of characteristics of farmers on the level of adoption side-grafting technology on cocoa farming. The research was conducted at Palolo District, Sigi Regency-Indonesia. Sample size as big as 98 cocoa farmers and sampling was done by simple random. The results showed the level of technology adoption side-grafting on cocoa farming was still low. Characteristics of farmers such as ethnic, age, cocoa farming experience, and frequency followed agricultural extension of significant effect on the level of technology adoption side-grafting on cocoa farming at Sigi regency-Indonesia.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/jas.v5n12p72

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