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Monthly picking of coconuts vis-a-vis bimonthly picking - an economic analysis



Monthly picking of coconuts vis-a-vis bimonthly picking - an economic analysis



Planter 83(974): 329-334



Bimonthly picking is the widely-practiced coconut harvesting system in Sri Lanka. However, empirical research suggest that monthly picking is better than bimonthly picking due to the comparative yield increase in the former. But growers are reluctant to practice monthly picking due to several factors including the unavailability of a rigorous economic analysis to convince them.

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