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《Journal of Jiangxi Agricultural University(Social Sciences Edition)》 2010-01
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On Farmers' Conservation Tillage Behavior in Adapting to Climate Change in Southern Rice Region

ZHU Hong-gen(College of Economics and Trade,JAU,Nanchang 330045,China)  
The purposes of this paper is to analyze farmers' conservation tillage behavior in their attempt to adapt to climate change,and discuss its driving factors in different areas.The paper establishes a Heckman Probit model to analyze the empirical data obtained by survey in Jiangxi Province.The results show that the farmers' conservation tillage behavior are influenced and affected by many kinds of factors.Not only farmers' personal and family characteristics,but also social capital,information availability and land supply position may affect their conservation tillage behavior.All the above findings provide references and recommendations for the government on how to develop conservation tillage technology in order to adapt to climate change.
【Fund】: 国家自然科学基金项目(70963005)
【CateGory Index】: S345;S162;P467
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