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Table 3 Maximum likelihood estimates of probit coefficients of factors affecting MVs of paddy adoption

From: Impact of farmer education on farm productivity under varying technologies: case of paddy growers in India

Specification/variable (1) (2) (3) (4)
Coeff. P > |z| Coeff. P > |z| Coeff. P > |z| Coeff. P > |z|
Experience (EXP) 0.0013 (0.028) 0.964 0.0057 (0.025) 0.819 0.546 (0.750) 0.231 0.022 (0.026) 0.408
Farmers' education (EDNH) 0.451 (0.145)* 0.062       
Education dummy 1 (EDNDMY-1)    1.165 (0.457)** 0.011     
Education dummy 2 (EDNDMY-2)      1.121 (0.351)*** 0.006   
Average education of HH (AVGEDN)        0.047 (0.099) 0.634
Household size (HS) − 0.059 (0.142) 0.674 − 0.0757 (0.105) 0.471 − 0.038 (0.095) 0.256 − 0.089 (0.134) 0.506
Area under paddy (ARPDY) 11.325 (3.652)*** 0.002 4.079 (1.068)*** 0.000 3.114 (1.1188)** 0.034 12.871 (3.030)*** 0.000
Soil quality (SQ) − 0.056 (0.548) 0.919 − 0.039 (0.436) 0.929 0.040 (0.016)*** 0.010 0.091 (0.467) 0.845
Ecosystem dummy (ECDMY) 3.289 (1.092)*** 0.003 3.421 (0.893)*** 0.000 3.211 (0.760)*** 0.004 3.077 (0.890)*** 0.001
Extension contact (EXTN) 0.611 (0.609)* 0.092 0.021 (0.018)* 0.096 0.689 (0.396)* 0.082 0.021 (0.525)* 0.098
Tenancy structure (TNCY) 0.736 (2.627) 0.779 1.392 (2.301) 0.545 0.725 (1.199) 0.754 2.639 (2.316) 0.254
Social capital (SOC) 0.003 (0.001) 0.406 0.004 (0.002)* 0.100 0.074 (0.026)*** 0.005 0.0004 (0.0003) 0.250
Market distance (MKTD) − 0.558 (0.251)** 0.026 − 0.498 (0.208)** 0.017 − 0.195 (0.151) 0.198 − 0.457 (0.226)** 0.043
Credit accessibility (CRDIT) 0.115 (0.508) 0.820 0.107 (0.469) 0.819 0.166 (0.194) 0.114 0.634 (0.491) 0.197
Livestock ownership (LIVSTCK) − 0.046 (0.072) 0.522 − 0.057 (0.061) 0.487 − 0.052 (0.050) 0.298 0.004 (0.059) 0.933
Media accessibility (MEDIA) 0.697 (0.451) 0.123 0.532 (0.415) 0.200 0.684 (0.988) 0.321 0.389 (0.401) 0.332
Taste perception about MVs (TASTE) − 1.257 (0.821) 0.125 − 0.622 (0.579) 0.283 − 1.088 (0.451)** 0.016 − 0.678 (0.632) 0.284
Maturity perception about MVs (SRTMC) 1.382 (0.780)* 0.076 0.806 (0.564)** 0.032 1.302 (0.414)* 0.092 1.144 (0.632)* 0.070
Const. − 7.635 (2.294)*** 0.001 − 6.094 (1.549)*** 0.000 − 7.757 (1.910)*** 0.000 − 7.292 (1.820)*** 0.000
No of observation 300   300   300   300  
Log likelihood 454.89   452.19   437.621   446.383  
Lr chi2 245.52   297.65   287.34   218.24  
Prob. > chi2 0.000   0.000   0.000   0.000  
Pseudo R2 0.67   0.71   0.63   0.65  
  1. Symbols ***, **, and * indicate the statistical significance at 99%, 95%, and 90% confidence interval. Figures within the brackets are standard errors