Application level of agricultural officials in nineveh governorate for scientific methods in field of agricultural techniques transfer and relationship with some variables
Journal of Kerbala for Agricultural Sciences,
2013, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 40-54
AbstractThe research aimed at identifying the level of application of scientific methods for agricultural officials in field of agricultural techniques transfer in governorate of Nineveh in general and to find out the correlation between the level of application and the independent variables, and to rank the items according to the application level of agricultural officials.
For the purpose of obtaining data for research adopted questionnaire was composed of two parts: first Part included a number of questions to obtain personal and functional information for agricultural officials (age, educational level, occupational status, length of service functionality, training), while the second part included (16) items in the field of agricultural techniques transfer, which was put in front of each item alternatives(I practice always, I practice often, I practice sometimes, I practice rarely, no practice), which had been given the following degrees (5, 4, 3, 2 ,1) and respectively, after the completion of the form the initial offered to specialists in agricultural extension and agricultural technologies to ensure the face validity for items of the scale, The reliability of the scale was calculated in siplit-half method, where the reliability coefficient (0.85), and the validity coefficient (0.92), Data was collected during the month (December, 2010).
The search included all agricultural officials in governorate of Nineveh, of whom (172) employees, where I took a simple random sample of them by 40% and the rate of (69) employees.
The results showed that (55%) of the respondents was the level of their application was medial, and that (23%) of them was the level of their application is high, while those who had the level of their application was low at (22%) of the total respondents surveyed (the level of application of scientific methods of agricultural officials in field of agricultural techniques transfer in governorate of Nineveh in general is medial).
The results also showed that the variables (age, educational level, length of service functionality, training) have significantly a correlation with the level of the application and the variables (career center) have no correlation with the level of the application of application of scientific methods of agricultural officials in field of agricultural techniques transfer, also it was found that the level of the application of agricultural officials high in (the possibility of identifying the role of the specialist benchmark, in the transfer of modern agricultural techniques in a scientific manner, defining the concept of transfer of modern agricultural techniques in a scientific manner, to identify emerging problems for the growers when the use of modern agricultural techniques in a scientific manner is true).
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