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Multi-period budgeting and the economic assessment of perennial crop intercropping systems

Dan M. Etherington

Multi-period budgeting and the economic assessment of perennial crop intercropping systems

by Dan M. Etherington

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Published by Australian National University, Distributed by the ANU Press in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Intercropping -- Economic aspects -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDan M. Etherington.
      SeriesOccasional paper / Development Studies Centre, Australian National University,, no. 26, Occasional paper (Australian National University. Development Studies Centre) ;, no. 26.
      ContributionsAustralian Agricultural Economics Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2065.8 .E64 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3228007M
      ISBN 100909150516
      LC Control Number83139664

      Crop Diversification with Oilseed Crops for Maximizing Productivity, Intercropping one row of clusterbean between 90 cm castor rows. Urdbean + castor (), Castor + Setaria and systems. Oilseed crops by nature are hardy crops mostly grown under rainfed conditions and impart. includes crop revenue and government commodity payments. Costs include all cash costs associated with producing the crop as well as depreciation. These costs are divided into three categories: 1) direct costs – costs that can be directly attributable to the production of the crop, 2) power costs – costs related to machinery operations, and 3).

      Budget. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Expenditures, Public; Finance, Public; Narrower terms: Budget -- France. from old. Non Technical Summary Crop diversification is a key element of agricultural sustainability and is the focus of this AES research project. Diversity is not a simple thing. Every crop has unique growth habits, production challenges, and a unique set of inputs. Diversified systems offer complexity and economic resilience that promises real reward to management; but complex systems are rife with.

      Application of system approach to tree crop-ruminant integrated production systems. In: Proc. International Workshop on Integrated Tree Cropping and Small Ruminant Production Systems (IPS), Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, September 10–15, , – perennials must fit within farming systems which are shaped by agro-ecological and socio-economic factors. The following sections examine the added value from ‘perenniality’ (i.e., the functions potentially associated with perennial crops, pastures and trees) in eco-systems and.


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Multi-period budgeting and the economic assessment of perennial crop intercropping systems by Dan M. Etherington Download PDF EPUB FB2

Multi-period budgeting and the economic assessment of perennial crop intercropping systems. Canberra: Australian National University: Distributed by the ANU Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All.

The technique of multi-period budgeting was used for the analyses and the cost of time required to obtain the produce of perennials was taken into : K Karunanayake. Etherington DM () Multi-period budgeting and the economic assessment of perennial crop intercropping Systems.

Development Studies Centre Occasional Paper No. 26, The Australian National University, CanberraCited by: —Row intercropping: growing two or more crops simultaneously with one or more crops planted in rows.

—Strip intercropping:Growing two or more crops simul- taneously in different strips wide enough to permit in-dependent cultivation but narrow enough for the crops to interact agronomically.

—Relay intercropping:Growing two or more crops simul. Intercropping is the system of simultaneously growing two or more crops on the same land area with a definite row arrangement.

However, it is very much important to ensure that component crops do. Etherington D () Multi-period budgeting and the economic assessment of perennial crop intercropping systems.

Occasional Paper No. Development Studies Centre, Australian National University, Canberra. Google Scholar. An assessment of the competitive indexes in intercropping of different winter and summer based intercropping systems were studied, with the aim of increasing the productivity of these crops.

However, it remains open to debate and study (1) what portion of the nitrogen requirement of a non-legume crop can be supplied by the accompanying legume crop in intercropping systems and (2) the pathway of nitrogen transfer from legumes to non-legume companion crops in intercropping systems (Af Geijersstam and Mårtensson, ; Ikram et al.

l Intercropping is the presence of two or more crops in the same field at the same time, planted in an ar-5 Cropping Systems Emerson Nafziger Department of Crop Sciences [email protected] Figure Crop acreage in Illinois, through Source: National Agricultural Statistics Service.

lecture-wise course breakup lecture 1: agriculture, importance of agriculture, crop production art, science and business, factors affecting crop production lecture 2: classification of crops based on their utility and seasons of growing, major and principal crops of the country, introduction to.

Multiple cropping is a form of Ecological Intensification that is potentially highly sustainable when two or more crops are grown at the same time or in a sequence.

[1] It does this by balancing three key ecological processes: competition, on the one hand, and commensalism (one plant gaining benefits from the other) or mutualism (both plants benefitting each other) on the other.

[2]. Table 4: cropping systems practiced by sampled respondents Frequency Percent Cropping systems Intercropping only 54 Sole cropping and intercropping 95 Total Source: own survey, Types of intercropped crops in the study area: Themajor intercropped crops in the study area were maize with haricot bean (Zea mays + Phaseolus.

Finally, perennial grain crop development should consider the range of farming systems where they might be used including facultative perennial systems, phase rotations (e.g. year long rotations), companion or relay cropping (oversowing them with other crops/pastures) or.

Successful intercropping even with multiple crops requires that farmers design efficient systems, in which complementary effects of intercropping on net returns exceed competitive effects.

Therefore assessment and resolution of trade-offs at higher scales than the farm are needed to identify the complete benefits such as efficient use of labor.

Keywords: Crops, planting systems, row crops, multicropping, conservation tillage Contents 1. Introduction 2. Cropping Systems Terminology Succession Multiple Cropping Intercropping 3.

Conservation Tillage 4. History of Multiple Cropping 5. Multiple-Cropping Systems in Less-Developed Countries 6. Multiple Cropping in Developed. perennial and perennial crops.

Different measurement methods are proposed for determining crop area and crop yield, and their respective advantages and disadvantages examined. A sample-survey-based approach for estimating crop area and crop yield.

Packing more in: succession plantings, intercropping, relay planting, double cropping Tweak to make your best possible plan Six Strategies for Improving Cash Flow Year-Round on the Market Farm a free e-book for online subscribers to Growing for Market magazine The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at the UC Santa.

The Midwestern U.S. landscape is one of the most highly altered and intensively managed ecosystems in the country. The predominant crops grown are maize (Zea mays L.) and soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr]. They are typically grown as monocrops in a simple yearly rotation or with multiple years of maize (2 to 3) followed by a single year of soybean.

This system is highly productive because the. Annual and Perennial Crop List for the Purposes of ConservationCcompliance under the Food Security Act ofas amended. Crop Name Annual or Perennial Field Production Horticulture.

Most are perennials, but in a field production setting they are managed as annuals (local. It aimed to reduce subsidies to exporters and domestic producers, in particular restricting the area of oilseeds supported in Europe to million ha.

Break crop: a crop species that differs biologically from the main crops grown. In cereal-based cropping systems, protein, tuber and oilseed crops are break crops. The discussions addressed forage mixtures, legumes, cereals, oilseeds and special crops in intercropping, undersown crops and green manure, which reflect the main types of field cropping in Finland and thus the most familiar forms of intercropping for the participants.

A total of 30 people, of which 13 were farmers, participated in the workshop.Replacing single-season crops with perennials would create large root systems capable of preserving the soil and would allow cultivation in areas currently considered marginal.

The challenge is monumental, but if plant scientists succeed, the achievement would rival humanity’s original domestication of food crops over the past 10 millennia. Crops are berries, fibers, fruits, grains, nuts, and vegetables grown by an agricultural producer.

All costs of growing crops are to be accumulated until harvesting time. This rule includes crop costs that are incurred before planting, such as the cost of soil preparation. Some costs a.