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Share and contract tapping in rubber smallholdings in Peninsular Malaysia


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Chew, Tek Ann and Fee, Wang Leong (1985) Share and contract tapping in rubber smallholdings in Peninsular Malaysia. In: International Rubber Conference, 21 - 25 Oct. 1985, Kuala Lumpur. (pp. 1-11).

Abstract / Synopsis

The land tenuire literature classifies land tenure into three main tvpes: fixed rent system: sharecropping: and. wage system. In Chinese rubber smallholdings in Peninsular Malaysia. the predominant tenure tapping system is the sharecropping system – either share tapping or its variant contract tapping. This paper outlines a transactional fromework to explain the rationale and prevalence of share and contract tapping. Eight hypotheses were postulated from the framework regarding size of loadings. monitoring or tappers. yield productivity,f ertiliser income earned and possible future imparlance of share and contract tapping.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
Keywords: Rubber industry; Small farms; Sharecropping; Labor productivity
Depositing User: Azhar Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 13 May 2016 17:07
Last Modified: 16 May 2016 12:31
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/47009
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