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Articles by Seyed Jamal F. Hosseini
Total Records ( 3 ) for Seyed Jamal F. Hosseini
  Seyed Jamal F. Hosseini , Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi , Sahar Dehyouri and Serveh Ahmadi
  Extension specialists were surveyed in order to explore their perception about the role of extension in the production and adoption of Genetically Modified (GM) crops in Iran. The methodology used in this study involved a combination of descriptive and quantitative research. The total population for this study was 120 extension specialists in Iran. Extension specialists believed that the first priority of extension should be to increase the participation of stakeholders in the development of GM crops. Based on the perception of the respondents, 46% of the variance in the perception of extension specialists about the production of GM crops could be explained by two variables of informing about the research activities and improving the linkages between public and private sector. The results show that 44% of the variance in the perception of extension specialists about the adoption of GM crops could be explained by two variables of informing the publics about advantages of GM crops and improving the linkages between public and private sector.
  Seyed Jamal F. Hosseini , Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi and Gholam Reza Haji Hosseini Nejad
  Rural women in the Northern Iran were surveyed in order to explore their perception about the extension/education factors that influence them in the entrepreneurial activities. The methodology used in this study involved a combination of descriptive and quantitative research. The total population was 247 rural women entrepreneurs in the Provinces of Gilan, Mazandaran and Golestan. Based on the results of the study, contact with agricultural experts was the main influencing factor in entrepreneurial activities of rural women. It was found out that relatives and family members were the main sources of information for entrepreneurs. The results also show that there is need for more training and education of rural women in improving their entrepreneurial activities.
  Seyed Jamal F. Hosseini , Vahideh Birjandi and Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi
  Every year, >30% of agricultural production is being wasted and a major reason could be methods of cultivation and harvest which is being used by farmers. In order to reduce the waste and increase production of wheat, Ministry of Agriculture started a program to hire university graduated students in field of agriculture to work as advisors to train farmers, the methods to increase production and reduce wastes in the Wheat self Sufficiency Plan (WSP). The major purpose of this study was to examine the perception of farm advisors about the role of WSP in reducing wheat waste in Iran. The population for the study was 112 advisors in Qazvin province and data collected by using a questionnaire. The data was analyzed by using statistical methods in SPSS. The results of the study showed, there was a meaningful and positive relation between the effectiveness of farm advisors' role in informing farmers about reducing wastes in wheat production as dependent variable and number of contacts with experts in Ministry of Agriculture during cultivation and harvest period, number of contacts with extension experts, number of contacts with agricultural researchers, adaptability of training courses to improve skills of advisors, adaptability of university education, educational tools, formal methods of teaching, awareness of advisors about factors caused wastes in cultivation period, awareness of advisors about methods of reducing wastes as independent variables. It was also found out that methods of supervising the activities of farmers had positive impacts on effectiveness of farm advisors.
 
 
 
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