Structure and Change of Costs for Flue-cured Tobacco Production: A Case Study of Liuyang Tobacco Growing Areas

On the basis of consulting related information and data, costs for flue-cured tobacco production were surveyed and analyzed with Liuyang tobacco growing areas as an example. Results showed that there is rise and fall in fertilizer cost for flue-cured tobacco production; change in pesticide and agricultural plastic film is little; other costs for flue-cured tobacco production rise rapidly in recent years. Besides, there is certain reduction in labor units per mu for flue-cured tobacco production; labor price has an annual growth rate of 15%-25%. The proportion of labor cost to total cost for flue-cured tobacco production is increasing, thus rise of labor cost is the major factor promoting rise of costs for flue-cured tobacco production. Through adjustment of purchasing price and various subsidies, the change of per mu yield is a decisive factor influencing benefits of flue-cured tobacco production.


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Issue Date:
2014-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/168911
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 06, Issue 04
Page range:
38-44
Total Pages:
4




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