Profitability, labour input, fertilizer application and crop protection in vegetable production in the Arusha region, Tanzania

A.P. Everaarts, H. de Putter, A.P. Maerere

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Abstract

An analysis was made of the inputs, costs and profit of vegetable production in three areas in the Arusha region of Tanzania. The major aim of the study was to establish whether vegetable producers would have the means to invest in modern production methods, such as hybrid seeds and drip irrigation, to improve and intensify their production.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherPPO AGV
Number of pages37
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NamePPO/PRI report
No.653

Keywords

  • vegetable growing
  • profitability
  • farm inputs
  • costs
  • labour
  • income
  • tanzania
  • investment
  • carrots
  • kale
  • cabbages
  • tomatoes
  • potatoes
  • fertilizer application
  • plant protection

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