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Economic viability of pineapple residues recycling


Ahmed, Osumanu Haruna and Mohd Hanif, Ahmad Husni and Abd. Rahim, Anuar and Musa, Mohamed Hanafi (2003) Economic viability of pineapple residues recycling. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 21 (4). pp. 129-137. ISSN 1044-0046

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A study was conducted to investigate whether pineapple residues removal before replanting (RM2) could serve as an economically competitive alternative to the existing in situ burning of pineapple residues before replanting (RM1). The Net Present Value (NPV) was used to compare the economic viability of the two residue management practices. Taking into account the cost of environmental pollution associated with burning of pineapple residues, the NPV analysis revealed that RM2 can serve as an economically competitive alternative to RM1. Article copies available for a fee from The Haworth Document Delivery Service: 1-800-HAWORTH. E-mail address: Website: © 2003 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Item Type: Article
Subject: Pineapple - Residues
Subject: Crop residue management
Subject: Agricultural wastes - Recycling
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
DOI Number: 10.1300/J064v21n04_07
Publisher: The Haworth Press, Inc.
Keywords: Economic viability; Fruit yield; Peat; Pineapple residues recycling
Depositing User: Azwana Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2011 18:42
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2015 14:30
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