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Table 3 Four principal components derived by principal components analysis with loadings for individual crop enterprises and percent cumulative variance explained

From: Farm types and their economic characterization in complex agro-ecosystems for informed extension intervention: study from coastal West Bengal, India

  PC 1 PC 2 PC 3 PC 4 PC 5 Communality
Family Size 0.33 0.25 0.55 0.34 0.16 0.62
Land Holding 0.89 0.15 0.19 0.14 0.10 0.88
Own Land 0.69 0.16 0.14 0.19 0.17 0.60
Land Fragment 0.80 0.04 0.02 0.05 0.04 0.65
Crop diversification Index 0.22 −0.69 −0.07 0.26 0.05 0.61
Income from Rice 0.84 −0.12 0.09 −0.15 0.18 0.79
Income from Pulses 0.10 0.78 −0.16 0.34 −0.09 0.77
Income from Oilseed −0.03 0.59 0.19 −0.06 0.33 0.54
Income from Vegetables 0.46 0.25 −0.21 0.47 0.20 0.56
Income from Fruits 0.37 0.75 0.14 0.04 −0.17 0.74
Income from Tree −0.27 −0.10 −0.09 0.10 −0.47 0.53
Income from Plantation 0.28 0.63 −0.08 0.30 0.06 0.58
Income from Cattle 0.25 0.12 −0.07 0.10 −0.55 0.63
Income from Poultry 0.09 −0.04 0.92 0.00 0.01 0.86
Income from Fishery 0.41 −0.15 0.65 −0.02 −0.14 0.70
Income from Goatery 0.01 −0.15 −0.02 0.19 0.85 0.77
Off-farm income 0.07 −0.13 −0.19 −0.83 −0.08 0.79
Eigen values 4.72 2.36 1.36 1.29 1.05  
Cumulative explained variance 27.78 43.66 54.68 63.26 73.46