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Dryland Wheat variety selection in the Texas High Plain

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  • Park, Seong Cheol
  • Cho, Jaesung
  • Bevers, Stanley J.
  • Amosson, Stephen H.
  • Rudd, Jackie C.

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Selecting the best wheat varieties affects producers’ profit and financial risk. This study identifies the optimal wheat variety selection using the portfolio approach at various risk aversion levels. Results showed that the optimal wheat variety selection was significantly affected by changes in levels of risk aversion of decision makers

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  • Park, Seong Cheol & Cho, Jaesung & Bevers, Stanley J. & Amosson, Stephen H. & Rudd, Jackie C., 2012. "Dryland Wheat variety selection in the Texas High Plain," 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama 119658, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
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    1. Barkley, Andrew P. & Peterson, Hikaru Hanawa & Shroyer, James, 2010. "Wheat Variety Selection to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk: An Application of Portfolio Theory," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 42(01), February.
    2. Al-Hamoudi, K. A. & Sherif, Sherin A. & Sofian, B. E., 1997. "Wheat production in Saudi Arabia between feasibility and efficiency," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 16(1), pages 35-45, March.
    3. Dahl, Bruce L. & Wilson, William W. & Nganje, William E., 2004. "Stochastic Dominance in Wheat Variety Development and Release Strategies," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 29(01), April.
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    Dryland; Portfolio; risk; wheat Variety; Farm Management;

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