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Journal:   JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS RESEARCH   2009 , Volume 1 , Number 2; Page(s) 61 To 75.
 
Paper: 

STUDY OF COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE IN PRODUCTION OF AGRICULTURAL CROPS IN FARS PROVINCE AND MARVDASHT TOWNSHIP

 
 
Author(s):  MOHAMMADI H., BOOSTANI F.
 
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Abstract: 

The purpose of this paper is to study comparative advantage of agricultural crops in Fars province and comparing it with Marvdasht Township. For determining of comparative advantage of agricultural crops, PAM matrix was used. Farm-level data were collected from a sample of farms located in the Marvdasht area selected by a multi-stage cluster sampling and appropriate questionnaires completed through interviewing with farmers. The survey provided detailed information on the production patterns, input use, crop production yields, constraints, prices of the inputs and outputs, social and personality characteristics of farmers. Needed data about world prices of crops and inputs, exchange rate, domestic and world price indices obtained and complemented by official statistics such as reports of annual agricultural statistics, annual central bank, annual trade and FAO statistics. Results of the study indicated that Fars province had a comparative advantage in producing barley, corn, watermelon, melon, onion, tomato, cotton, potato, beans, peas, lentil and comparative disadvantage in producing wheat, rain fed wheat, rice, cucumber and rain fed lentil. Also, Results of this study indicated that Marvdasht township had comparative advantage in producing wheat, rain fed barley, corn, watermelon, melon, onion, tomato, potatoes, beans, peas and comparative disadvantage in producing rain fed wheat, rice, lentil and rain fed lentil.

 
Keyword(s): AGRICULTURAL CROPS, POLICY ANALYSIS MATRIX, COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE, MARVDASHT TOWNSHIP, FARS PROVINCE
 
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