Economics of Management Zone Delineation in Cotton Precision Agriculture
AbstractThis paper develops a management zone delineation procedure based on a spatial clustering approach and evaluates its economic impact for the case of Texas cotton production. The results show that there is potential economic value in using a spatial approach to management zone delineation, but its value critically depends on the cost of collecting soil test information needed to delineate those zones.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Association of Agricultural Economists in its series 2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia with number 25783.
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Management Zones; Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis; Site-Specific Nitrogen Management; Cotton Precision Agriculture; Crop Production/Industries; Q12;
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- Velandia, Margarita M. & Rejesus, Roderick M. & Segarra, Eduardo & Bronson, Kevin, 2006. "Economics of Management Zone Delineation in Cotton Precision Agriculture," 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida 35387, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
- Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
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