Determinantes da Adoção da Tecnologia de Despolpamento na Cafeicultura

The family farm coffee producers from Venda Nova do Imi-grante, ES, have adopted the pulping technology to improve Arabic co-ffee quality. The objective of this paper is to identify the adoption de-terminants of the pulping technology by the coffee producers. The Logit model is applied for data analysis. The pulping technology adoption is determined by the variables: coop affiliation, years of school, own ca-pital stock, yield, profitability and training. The variables with greater marginal impact on coffee pulping technology adoption are: profitability, coop affiliation and training.


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Issue Date:
Mar 30 2006
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/160594
Published in:
Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural-RESR), Volume 44, Number 2
Page range:
201-217
Total Pages:
17
JEL Codes:
C21; O3 & Q55

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