Factors Influencing Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Vegetable Growers

Shailesh Kumar, Gyanendra Sharma and V.K. Yadav


Entrepreneurial behavior of a farmer is influenced by several factors. A study was conducted during 2007 in Uttarakhand state to find out the factors influencing entrepreneurial behaviour of vegetable growers. The path analysis revealed that socio-economic status, caste, ability to coordinate farming activities and value orientation had direct effect on entrepreneurial behaviour of vegetable growers. Other variables viz. education, marketing facilities, sources of information utilization, training received and experience in farming influenced indirectly the entrepreneurial behaviour of vegetable growers

Keyword: Vegetable growers; Entrepreneurial behaviour; Path analysis;

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