Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali
Papers and Proceedings, May 2013
7 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Date Written: January 1, 2013
Intensified use of agricultural inputs, particularly fertilizer, is a possible route to improved agricultural productivity. Field trials of these technologies show substantial increases in yields, but typically are done on highly monitored experimental plots rather than by farmers themselves.
Keywords: returns to fertilizer, agricultural economics
JEL Classification: O12, O13, Q12
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