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A Model of Appropriate Self-Adjustment of Farmers who Grow Para Rubber (Hevea Brasiliensis) in Northeast Thailand

Problem statement: Para Rubber was an economic wood growing in Northeast Thailand playing economic and social role. The objectives of this research were to study: (1) the economic, social and cultural lifestyle and (2) the appropriate adjustment model of agriculturists or farmers growing Para Rubber in Northeast Thailand. Approach: The research area covered 6 provinces: Mahasarakam, Roi-ed, Khon Kaen, Nongkai, Udontani and Loei. The samples were selected by Purposive Sampling including: 90 experts, 60 practitioners and 60 general people. The instruments using for collecting data were: (1) The Interview Form, (2) The Observation Form, (3) Focus Group Discussion and (4) Workshop, investigated by Triangulation. Data were analyzed according to the specified objectives and presented in descriptive analysis. Results: The farmers’ lifestyle in traditional period of Northeast Thailand was to earn their living from producing by themselves and sharing resources with each other including: rice farming, farm rice growing, vegetable garden growing, searching for natural food without cost wasting one’s capital.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Agricultural processing
  • Agriculture
  • Rubber
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Thailand
Copyright Yes
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This journal article is open journal and access under License: CC BY-SA

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License Creative Commons Attribution

Montri Srirajlao The Research Institute of Northeastern Arts and Culture Mahasarakham University Maha Sarakham, 44000, Thailand Tel: +66-43-721686134

Author (individual) Srirajlao, Montri
Co-author (individual) Aengwanich, Worapol; Ieamvijarn, Subunn
ISSN number 1549-3652
Publisher Science Publications
Publication date 2010
Pagination 3
General note

Journal of Social Sciences Issue 6,Number 2,167-169

Keywords farmers,self-adjustment,Para-rubber,Northeastern Thailand
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Date modified August 31, 2020, 03:51 (UTC)