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An Analysis of Allocative Efficiency of Wheat Growers in Northern Pakistan

Bashir Muhammad and Dilawar Khan
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Dilawar Khan: Department of Agricultural Economics at the NWFP Agricultural University, Peshawar.

The Pakistan Development Review, 2005, vol. 44, issue 4, 643-657

Abstract: Restricted translog production model is used to estimate the allocative efficiency of wheat growers in Peshawar Valley. It is found that average allocative efficiency is 72 percent. To increase the allocative efficiency, farmers need to increase the use of nitrogen and phosphorous and decrease the use of tillage and irrigation.

Date: 2005
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