Technical annual report 2000-01
Dept. of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical annual report; Department of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical and annual report; Reports; PublicationNT; Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295
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Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295
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Technical Annual Report 2000/01 117 Assumptions 1. The price of okra was $4.50/kg. 2. The variable costs of producing okra are very similar to capsicum. 3. Plastic mulch and T tape cost $4000/ha. 4. Hybrid seed costs $100/ha. 5. Cover crops cost $100/ha. Figure 2. Relative gross margin returns Figure 2 shows that the greatest gross margin per hectare return was achieved with the use of cover crops and plastic mulch. 0 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 70000 80000 90000 100000 Traditional Plus Hybrid Plus C/Crop Plus Mulch Plus C/Crop & Hybrid Plus C/Crop & Mulch Plus Plastic & Hybrid Plus C/Crop, Mulch & Hybrid G ro ss m ar g in ( /h a)