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Table 5 Economic impacts of laser-land-leveling technology

From: The impact assessment of technologies diffusion: a mixed methods analysis

Variables Positive impact No impact Mean rank
High Medium Low
Percent Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Frequency
Net income 43.5 163 40.3 151 11.2 42 4.3 16 2.23
Land price 46.1 173 33.9 127 8.8 33 9.6 36 2.18
Investment rate for farmers 40.8 153 39.2 147 10.1 38 8.8 33 2.13
Labor cost 37.1 139 41.3 155 11.5 43 8.5 32 2.08
Number of working days 38.1 143 40.3 151 12.3 46 8.5 32 2.08
Tillage cost 37.3 140 40.3 151 9.6 36 11.7 44 2.04
Inputs cost 31.7 139 40.8 153 10.4 39 10.9 41 2.04
Landscape attractiveness 65.3 245 26.9 101 2.7 10 4.3 16 2.54