publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Precision irrigation and harvest management in orchards: an economic assessment

Tseganesh Wubale Tamirat; Søren Marcus Pedersen;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2019 Journal: Journal of Central European Agriculture, volume 20, pages 1,009-1,022 (eissn: 1332-9049, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Journal of Central European Agriculture
Abstract
Precision management has become vital in agriculture with possibilities growing alongside developments in information and communication, robotics and sensor technologies. On the other side of expected benefits of precision management in terms of environmental friendliness, yield margin, input efficiency, etc., is the upfront expensiveness of such technologies. There is hence a need to quantitatively assess expected net benefits and provide useful information for farmers and stakeholders to enable informed choice on the potential adoption of precision technologies and management practices. This study presents economic assessment of precision irrigation and harves...
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free text keywords: Agronomy and Crop Science, Animal Science and Zoology, apple orchard, economic assessment, irrigation management, partial budget analysis, precision agriculture, apple orchard; economic assessment; irrigation management; partial budget analysis; precision agriculture, Capital cost, Business, Irrigation, Cost–benefit analysis, Environmental economics, Information system, Agriculture, business.industry, Irrigation management, Management system, Precision agriculture, lcsh:Agriculture, lcsh:S
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