Journal article

Reviewing the decision-making behavior of irrigators

Lubna Meempatta, A James Webb, Avril C Horne, Louise Anne Keogh, Adam Loch, Michael J Stewardson

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water | Wiley | Published : 2019

Abstract

The contribution of agriculture to society is undeniable, as is its impact on the environment. Irrigators' decisions to follow best management practices or implement a policy change, to accept a technology, or even to exit farming, all affect society. Hence the decision‐making behavior of irrigators is of interest to politicians, policymakers, and researchers due to their impact on resource use and social concerns for their welfare. There are numerous studies available regarding the decision‐making behavior of irrigators. Most of them concentrate on decisions within a single time frame, single decisions with multiple driving forces, or multiple decisions with a single driving force. We have ..

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