Vol 18 No 2 (2012)
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The Role of Human Factor in the Innovation of Apricot Production-Empirical Study in a Disadvantage Area of East-Central European Country

Published July 26, 2012
D. Nagyné-Demeter
Károly Róbert College, Institute of Agroinformatics and Rural Development, H-3200 Gyöngyös, Mátrai str. 36.
J. Nyéki
University of Debrecen, Centre of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, H-4032 Debrecen, Böszörményi str. 138.
M. Soltész
Collage of Kecskemét, Faculty of Horticulture, H-6000 Kecskemét, Erdei Ferenc tér 1–3.
Z. Szabó
University of Debrecen, Centre of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, H-4032 Debrecen, Böszörményi str. 138.
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Nagyné-Demeter, D., Nyéki, J., Soltész, M., & Szabó, Z. (2012). The Role of Human Factor in the Innovation of Apricot Production-Empirical Study in a Disadvantage Area of East-Central European Country. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 18(2), 131-134. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/18/2/1050

Abstract

Hungary is a traditional fruit growing country for ages. As fruit sector has a very high hand work request and value added, it has an important role to decrease the elimination of unemployment and the lack of income in the disadvantage rural areas. The study was made in the year of 2009, the studied population consisted of the members of the fruit-grower marketing organization (Gyümölcsért Ltd.), that organizes growing and sales of stone fruits in Hungary. The number of studied population were 95 capita, the number of fi lled out and evaluated questionnaires was 35. By the composition of the questions both qualitative and quantitative methods have been used. We tried to get answers to the following questions: Are the studied human factors (age, educational level, sex etc.) of growers, determined the extension of innovation of apricot production?

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