PRODUCTION AND ECONOMIC LOSSES IN SOYBEAN HARVESTING PROCESS

In the paper losses during the harvesting of soyabean has been determinated. Two varieties and two types of combine has been observed. The achived results indicate diff-rencies in harvesting losses between two observed varieties. Research also has showed that harvesting with modern combine provides about 23% less losses comparing with the older one. Generally, the losses of 162 kg/ha are about 6% of value of production. In other words, during the harvest of soybean about 51 €/ha is lost. Altogether, total losses on Serbia’s fields were about 7.6 milion euros, which is an impоrtant level of financial means.


Issue Date:
2009
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/245233
Published in:
Economics of Agriculture, Volume 56, Number 3
Page range:
409-416




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