Archive \ Volume.8 2019 Issue 4

Investigating the Effective Management Skills of Greenhouses in Producing ‎Healthy Greenhouse Products in Alborz Province

Fatemeh Lashgary , Alireza Abdpour‎ , Hooshang Iravani
Abstract

The main goal of this research was to investigate the effective management skills of greenhouses in producing healthy greenhouse products in Alborz Province. The research was applied and the statistical population of this study was a simple random sampling of ‎‎150 greenhouse producers of vegetable and strawberry products in Nazarabad, Hashtgerd and Chaharbagh regions of Alborz Province‏.‏ The research instrument was a questionnaire, that its validity was confirmed by the Faculty of Water and Agricultural Management of Mohaghegh Ardebili University and University of Tehran. The reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed by Cronbach alpha 0.84. According to the research results, in the correlation test, all management skills of greenhouse owners, including communication skill, technical skill, planning skill, organization skill, performance skill, and control skill have a positive and significant relationship with producing healthy greenhouse products in Alborz Province. The results of the regression test showed that the communication skill with the coefficient (Beta) of 0.090 has a significantly positive effect on producing healthy greenhouse products in Alborz province. Technical skill, planning skill, and control skill with 99% confidence have a significantly positive effect on producing healthy greenhouse product with the coefficient (Beta) of 0.658, 0.125, and 0.262, respectively. According to diagnostic analysis, communication skills, technical skills, planning skills, implementation skills, and control skills with 99% confidence and organization skills with 95% confidence have a significant difference in different products in terms of health, and the technical skill variable with a coefficient of 0.917 predicts differentiation among different products in terms of health‎‎‎‎‎.


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