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    DescriptionFarmers all over the world have to decide what to produce and how to go about it. In the tropics, small farmers have to work with a limited resource-base which usually does not lead itself to highly productive systems of consistent crop and animal production. Yet those people who live in developing tropical countries should be concerned that their farmers do produce more from the limited resources with which they have to work. The principles of farm management economics and the applications of the tools and techniques of farm management analysis and planning can help small farmers in tropics to produce 'a bit more' from their lot. For the benefit of teachers and students of agriculture, farm extension advisors and agricultural planners and managers, this book sets out the principles and practices of farm management economics on small holdings in the tropics in a clear, simple, useful and usable way.

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    The Economics of Tropical Farm Management
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) J.P. Makeham, By (author) L.R. Malcolm
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780521313674
    ISBN 10: 0521313678

    BIC E4L: COU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.4
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003000, TEC010000
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27650
    Libri: I-TE
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BIC subject category V2: TVQ
    BISAC V2.8: BUS041000
    B&T Approval Code: A70500000
    DC19: 630.681
    DC22: 630.681
    B&T Approval Code: C70563800
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: S562.T7 M35 1986
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 630/.68/1
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: TVQ
    Illustrations note
    glossary, illustrations, index
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    19 December 1986
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    Table of contents
    Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Farm management; 3. Farm analysis and planning; 4. Principles of production; 5. Costs and returns; 6. Farm profits, financial statements and records; 7. Cash flows; 8. Gross margins; 9. Time is money; 10. Planning changes; 11. Cropping; 12. Animals; 13. Mechanisation; 14. Farm development; 15. Farm credit and finance; 16. Beyond the farm; Appendices; Glossary; Index.