The Economics of Plant Production of Household Garden

  •  Jawad Atef Al-Dala'een    


The objective of this research is to investigate the economics of household plant gardening activities. The questionnaire used as a tool for data collection. The questionnaire included different parts concerning the inputs of household gardening, the processing activities and the outputs of these activities. The household population of the study was divided into different stratum according to household income and the location of households in urban and sub-urban areas. The results showed that the garden inputs are reliable on garden size. The extent of external labor use was dependent on the household income and the size of garden. The returns of household gardens were higher for trees then for vegetables.

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