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From agronomic data to farmer recommendations

Year: 1988
ISBN: 968-6127-19-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/830
Abstract: This manual presents a set of procedures for doing an economic analysis of on-farm agronomic experiments wich will help in selecting treatments for furter experimentation and for developing farmer recommendations. The following points are discussed: importance of reviewing the objectives of the experiment; the experimental design and management; how to calculate total costs that vary, average yields, adjusted yield, gross field benefits, and net benefits; how to develop a partial budget; the importance of dominance analysis, marginal analysis, minimum returns analysis, and sensitivity analysis; and how to draw and report appropriate
Format: PDF
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Book
Region: Global
Place of Publication: Mexico
Pages: v, 59 pages
Agrovoc: COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS
Agrovoc: CROP YIELD
Agrovoc: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Agrovoc: INNOVATION ADOPTION
Agrovoc: METHODS
Agrovoc: STATISTICAL METHODS
Agrovoc: FARMING SYSTEMS
Agrovoc: COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS
Agrovoc: CROP YIELD
Agrovoc: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Agrovoc: INNOVATION ADOPTION
Agrovoc: METHODS
Agrovoc: STATISTICAL METHODS
Agrovoc: FARMING SYSTEMS


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