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Table 4 Factors contributing for Vijay seed up-scaling for its commercialization

From: Lessons for promotion of new agricultural technology: a case of Vijay wheat variety in Nepal

Variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Standardized coefficients P value Standardized coefficients P value Standardized coefficients P value
(Constant) (1.858) 0.069 (.742) 0.461 (− 1.264) 0.213
Dealer of National Seed Company (1 yes, 0 No) .426 (3.490) 0.001*** .415 (3.563) 0.001*** .116 (.764) 0.449
Distance of Agro-vets from DHQ (km)    − .162 (− 1.392) 0.170 − .029 (− .236) 0.814
Comparative performance of Vijay with Nepal 297(if Better than Nepal 297 1, otherwise 0)    .274 (.742) 0.022** .246 (2.181) 0.034**
Total qty. of Wheat seed (Own +NSC) sold in 2015/16 (kg)      .560 (3.245) 0.002**
Age of the proprietor (Yr.)      .159 (1.258) 0.215
Duration of establishment (Yr.)      − .001 (− .010) 0.992
participation on seed related training (1 yes, 0 no)      .096 (.745) 0.460
Duration of involvement in Vijay Trading (Yr.)      − .032 (− .243) 0.809
Perception on presence of required germination of Vijay (1 yes, 0 no)      .004 (.037) 0.970
Business Transaction (total qty. of cereal seed sold in 2014/15 (kg)      − .365 (− 2.718) 0.009**
Pre-release seed multiplication by Private Seed Company (yes 1, 0 otherwise)      .070 (.401) 0.690
F value 12.18 0.001*** 7.11 0.000*** 4.39 0.000***
R square .181   .287   .490  
Adjusted R square .166   .247   .366  
  1. *** and ** mean significant at 1% and 5% level of significance; Figure in parenthesis indicates the t value