Farmers' Intention to use Intergrated Pest Management for Fall Armworm Control in Ghana

Published: 25 July 2022| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/r2g9sfm78s.2


The data is Intention of farmers to adopt Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods to control Fall Armyworm in the Upper East region of Ghana. The research was anchored on the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) by Ajzen (1991). Descriptive Cross-Sectional design was used to survey 266 randomly selected smallholder farmers in eight communities in the Kassena Nankana West Districts and Kassena Nankana Municipal Assembly in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Data was analyzed using Partial Least Squares-Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM) to examine the intention of the farmers to adopt Integrated Pest Management methods for controling Fall Armyworm.


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Structured interview schedule made up of the constructs of the TPB model and Integrated Pest Management methods and well as background information of the farmers was collected over a period of one month in July 2021.


University of Education Winneba, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, University of Cape Coast Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension


Integrated Pest Control, Armyworm, Theory of Planned Behavior