From agronomic data to farmer recommendations: An economics training manual - Mexico, DF (Mexico) : CIMMYT, 1988 - v, 79 pages - Printed|Computer File

Contents: Economic training manual - Economics workbook 9686127194 - Answers to workbook Exercises 9686127283

This manual presents a set of procedures for doing an economic analysis of on-farm agronomic experiments wich will help in selecting treatments for furter experimentation and for developing farmer recommendations. The following points are discussed: importance of reviewing the objectives of the experiment; the experimental design and management; how to calculate total costs that vary, average yields, adjusted yield, gross field benefits, and net benefits; how to develop a partial budget; the importance of dominance analysis, marginal analysis, minimum returns analysis, and sensitivity analysis; and how to draw and report appropriate


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Cost benefit analysis
Crop yield
Data analysis
Diagnosis
Economic analysis
Experiments
Impact assessment
Innovation adoption
Input output analysis
Marginal analysis
Methods
Planning
Prices
Production controls
Risk
Statistical analysis
Surveys
Farming systems

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