Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 45 issue 3 (september 2011) : 195 - 201


Seyed Jamal F. Hosseini, Floria Mohammadi, Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi
1Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Cite article:- Hosseini F. Jamal Seyed, Mohammadi Floria, Mirdamadi Mehdi Seyed (2024). THE PERCEPTION OF GREENHOUSE OWNERS ABOUT FACTORS AFFECTING SOCIAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN IRAN. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 45(3): 195 - 201. doi: .
The perception of greenhouse owners about factors affecting the social aspects of sustainable agriculture was discussed in this article. The methodology used in this study involved a combination of descriptive and quantitative research and included the use of correlation, regression and descriptive analysis as data processing methods. The target population for this study consisted of greenhouse owners in the Province of Tehran (N=1787). By multi-stage cluster sampling technique, 306 respondents were selected. Data were collected through interview schedules. The regression analysis showed that the farming and extension/education factors determined 33% of variance on the perception of respondents regarding the social aspect of sustainable agriculture.  The results of ordinal factor analysis indicated that the factors were categorized into five groups, namely extension education, economic, farming, social and policymaking factors ordered by the magnitude of their impact.
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