An Analytical Study Of the Markting Tomatoes and Ptatoes in the Summer Qaliubiya Governorate.

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• The 24th Conference of Agricultural Economists, Egyptian Association of Agricultural Economics, Cairo, Egypt, 9-10 November 2016.
The research was mainly to study the current situation of the economics of marketing crops of tomatoes, potatoes, summer-producing province of Qaliubiya through the study of the production and marketing activity for the two crops subject of study, has represented the research problem in the presence of many of the problems and obstacles that limit the efficiency of the marketing system for tomatoes and potatoes in Egypt in general, Qalubia in particular, the research was in its statements on the first adopted exporters was the primary data, secondary data from published and unpublished from various sources.

Among the most important findings of the study: -
- As can be seen from the study of marketing problems faced by the farmers that the problem of the monopoly of traders in the summer tomato harvest come to the fore and answered so about %100 compared to 93.33% for summer potatoes, followed in importance low price at a rate of approximately 83.33% for summer tomatoes for about 83% of the potato summer, while decreased in delays in obtaining price and answered so about 43.33% for summer tomatoes for about 53% of the potato summer of the total number of respondents, a sample of the field study.
- The results of the economic efficiency of performance indicators for crop production tomatoes and summer potatoes and indicate that net feddan yield was about 4.01 thousand pounds for summer tomatoes for about 9.56 thousand pounds in the summer of potatoes, as benefits costs accounted for about 1.32 Summer tomatoes for about 1.66 Summer potato which shows how profitability of the production of the project and its economic feasibility.
- The elasticity of demand for tomatoes and potatoes in transit market indicate that increase the wholesale price of 10% decreases the quantity sold increased by 1.9%, 0.8%, which indicates a decrease in elasticity of demand for tomatoes and potatoes in the market, where it is necessary goods that are essential to about her.
- As shown by the marketing efficiency it amounted to about 28.30% of the tomatoes for about 25.54% of the Potato, which means lower marketing efficiency, which means that marketing distinctions earned by brokers during the marketing stages are not commensurate with the marketing services provided.
It is therefore recommended research in light of the research findings, including the following:
- The need to work to do the marketing of the crop through the work contracts in order to ensure an appropriate price to farmers and economic return rewarding them, and encourage them to expand agriculture.
- The need to encourage agricultural cooperatives to create an effective role in the production and marketing of crops in the governorate.
- Work to increase the product of pounds per consumer by reducing marketing costs and profits of intermediaries.
Publication year 2016
Pages 209 - 224
Availability location مكتبة معهد بحوث الاقتصاد الزراعي-7 ش نادى الصيد - مبنى الهيئات والشركات - الدقي- الجيزة (الدور الرابع)
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City القاهرة
serial title المؤتمر الرابع والعشرون للاقتصاديين الزراعيين
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    أسماء محمد الطوخي بهلول كلية الزراعة - جامعة بنها
    مصطفي الشحات الطوخي معهد بحوث الاقتصاد الزراعي
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