A PORTFOLIO APPROACH TO LANDSCAPE PLANT PRODUCTION AND MARKETING

The ornamental horticultural industry continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding sectors in agriculture. This study examined a decision model for landscape plant production based on portfolio analysis. A quadratic programming model was developed to generate an optimal crop portfolio for a selected southeastern nursery. Empirical results indicate opportunities exist for modest diversification to offset income variability in landscape plant production and marketing.


Issue Date:
1993-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/15039
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 25, Number 2
Page range:
13-26
Total Pages:
14




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