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Analyzing Linkages Between Nursery Farm Growth Rates, Structural Variables, And Firm Characteristics


  • Navajas, Roberto
  • Hinson, Roger A.
  • Pinel, Raul A.


Production of ornamental plants is one of agriculture's successes. However, concentration of production and retailing is occurring, bringing additional competitive pressure. An econometric model is used to explain growth rate using a cross-sectional data set from 2001, self-reported growth rates for nursery firms, and firm and operator characteristics.

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  • Navajas, Roberto & Hinson, Roger A. & Pinel, Raul A., 2003. "Analyzing Linkages Between Nursery Farm Growth Rates, Structural Variables, And Firm Characteristics," 2003 Annual Meeting, February 1-5, 2003, Mobile, Alabama 35125, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeatm:35125

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    1. Rehber, Erkan, 1998. "Vertical Integration In Agriculture And Contract Farming," Working Papers 25991, Regional Research Project NE-165 Private Strategies, Public Policies, and Food System Performance.
    2. Hudson, Darren, 2000. "Contracting In Agriculture: A Primer For Farm Lenders," Research reports 15789, Mississippi State University, Department of Agricultural Economics.
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