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This thesis attempts to determine whether a person's ability to read has a causal influence on that person's adopting modern farm practices.  A review of eighteen field studies undertaken in developing countries of Asia and South America reveals that literacy and the adoption of agricultural innovations are positively and significantly associated.

297 pages

Publication Details

  • Published: 1978
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Dewey Decimal: 630.68
  • ECHO Library: 630.68 VIL