VARIETY CHARACTERISTICS, TRANSACTIONS COSTS AND MAIZE ADOPTION IN HONDURAS

This paper summarizes research into the factors contributing to these low levels of adoption of improved maize varieties in Honduras. Empirical results indicate that transactions costs and production characteristics are important explanators of variety choice, consumption characteristics are not, and information deficits are an important limiting factor to HYV adoption.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19809
Total Pages:
26
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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