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The many meanings of adoption

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by: Roger Wilkinson
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The many meanings of adoption

  1. 1. The many meanings of adoption Roger Wilkinson
  2. 9. Complexities of adoption <ul><li>Gradual, partial or stepwise adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Trial or gradual adoption? </li></ul><ul><li>Niche adoption or full integration </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptation </li></ul><ul><li>Disadoption </li></ul><ul><li>Separate decision about use of a practice for each paddock in each season </li></ul>
  3. 15. Partial adoption <ul><li>Partial area of farm </li></ul><ul><li>Some components of a technology “package” </li></ul><ul><li>Niche rather than integration </li></ul>
  4. 16. Gradual adoption <ul><li>Increasing area </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing intensity </li></ul><ul><li>Trial </li></ul><ul><li>Stepwise adoption of components of a technology package </li></ul><ul><li>Niche to integration </li></ul>
  5. 21. Complexities of adoption <ul><li>Gradual, partial or stepwise adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Trial or gradual adoption? Hard to tell </li></ul><ul><li>Niche adoption or full integration </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptation makes adoption easier </li></ul><ul><li>Disadoption at any point </li></ul><ul><li>Separate decision about use of a practice for each paddock in each season </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on “use” rather than “adoption” </li></ul>

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