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Assistant Professor of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agriculture, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran


The main purpose of the present study was to investigate effective factors of the market development of aquatics and products processed from them. The present research was applied research. Also, it was quantity research and in terms of the method of collecting data was a survey research. The Statistical population of this study consisted of experts of Agricultural Jihad Organization, experts of Agricultural Bank, fish growers and fish sellers of Sarpolzahab township  which all of them were studied by using census method (N=221). The main data collection instrument was a researcher made questionnaire. The face and content validity has been confirmed by a panel of experts consisting of faculty member of agricultural extension at Islamic Azad University of Ilam Branch. Also the Reliability has been determined by Using the Coronbach,s alpha formula (0.94).  For data analysis, descriptive and inferential statistics were used. The results of the exploratory factor analysis of research indicated that technical and professional, political, educational – administrative, production, supportive, marketing, export, type of product and geographical factors have been able to explain in total 73.087% of total variance of development of the market of aquatics and products processed from them.


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