FAKTOR-FAKTOR YANG MEMPENGARUHI ADOPSI TEKNOLOGI INFUS ASAP DI KABUPATEN TIMOR TENGAH SELATAN, NTT- INDONESIA

https://doi.org/10.22146/kawistara.5674

Yasintha L. Kleden(1*)

(1) Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Nusa Cendana Kupang Nusa Tenggara Timur
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


The utilization of Smoke Infusion Technology in corn storage has traditionally been proven to reduce
the damage of corn caused by the attack of Sitophilus zeamais up to 20%. However, no matter how good
a technollogy is invented, it will be useless without the adoption process by the farmers. The research
on the response of the farmers on smoke infusion technology in corn storage has been conducted from
August to October 2013 with the objective to reveal the factors affecting the response of the farmers on
that technology. This research was conducted on 2 sub-regencies in south timor tengah regency, as the
testing site of smoke infusion technology. The number of respondents as much as 100 sample farmers,
including 50 farmers from Batu Putih sub-regency and 50 sample farmers from Oenino sub-regency.
Variables used to estimate the response of the farmers on smoke infusion technology include: attitude,
age, education, size of land,state of land owner,active farmers, risk, the role of agents of social reformers
and social leader role. The data is analyzed through the methods of descriptive and multiple regresion
analysis. The result of the research shows that the farmers for adoption on TIA is more dominantly
influenced by attitude, age, risks and social leader role.

Keywords


Smoke infusion technology, Adoption, TTS.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22146/kawistara.5674

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