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ECONOMIC AND AGRONOMIC ANALYSIS OF CONVENTIONAL AND ORGANIC CONCEPT OF CUCUMBER GROWING

Pavlović Nenad, Ugrinović Milan, Vojnović Boško and Rudež Jovan

Economics of Agriculture, 2014, vol. 61, issue 4, 8

Abstract: Contemporary agro-technology enables high and stabile yield of slicing cucumber throughout the whole year. This study deals with total costs of production, yield per surface unit and the main parameters of profitability of producing slicing cucumber in the greenhouses and in the open field in conventional and organic farming system. Growing cucumbers in the greenhouses and in accordance with the principles of organic farming are the main conditions for higher prices in the market. The highest total costs (820.00 EUR/are) but also the highest gain (225.00 EUR/are) was realized in producing slicing cucumber both in the greenhouse in the organic farming system. Financial losses were recorded when growing cucumbers in the open field despite lower costs, both in organic and conventional system of growing: 29.00 EUR/are, i.e. -15.00 EUR/are, respectively. The business rate of profitability and the coefficient of cost-effectiveness were higher in growing cucumber in greenhouses in both concepts of production.

Keywords: Agribusiness; Crop Production/Industries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.196664

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