Chilies Farmers' Descriptive Thoughts on Importance of Agriculture Sustainability Practices

Arumugam, Nalini and Zainol, Fakhrul Anwar and Wan Daud, Wan Norhayate (2014) Chilies Farmers' Descriptive Thoughts on Importance of Agriculture Sustainability Practices. International Journal of Social Sciences & Education, 5 (1). pp. 74-81. ISSN 2223-4934

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Abstract

This study is attempts to discover the importance of agriculture sustainability practices among chilies farmers from Malaysia East Coast Economic Region (ECER). A total of 199 chilies farmers were randomly selected. Data was collected using questionnaire as an instrument through face to face interview. The farmers rated the importance of each of the 35 selected sustainable agriculture practices on a 5-point likert like scale. The collected data was analyzed using SPSS v. 17.0. The mean score for each sustainable practice in term of importance derived. The most importance sustainable practice is “Land and water sources should be preserved”.There is need for more research in understanding these agriculture sustainability practices among other field agriculture farmers. Keywords: Agriculture sustainability, Chilies, Farmers, Perception, Descriptive analysis

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences
Depositing User: Dr wan norhayate wan daud
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2014 02:50
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2014 02:50
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/2192

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