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The present study was planned to analyze mungbean area and yield trends in Pakistan. The findings are based time series data pertaining to the years 1984 to 2011.The quadratic trend model was applied on the basis of best accuracy measures. The results showed that if the present growth rates of area allocated to mungbean remain the same then the area of mungbean in Pakistan would predict to decline from 165,000t in 2012 to 116,000t in 2016. Similarly, yield analysis revealed that that if the present growth rates of mungbean yield remains the same then its yield would be increase from 703.75 kg/h in 2012 to 807.82 kg/h in 2016. Forecasted values show that there is an increasing trend in yield of mungbean in Pakistan, however predicted values of area under this crop show decreasing trend.

Keywords: Mungbean ; area ; yield ; quadratic trend model ; Pakistan

Subject(s): Agricultural Finance

Health Economics and Policy

Issue Date: 2013-12

Publication Type: Journal Article

DOI and Other Identifiers: ISSN(P): 2304-1455 (Other)

ISSN(E): 2224-4433 (Other)

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/198317 Published in: Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, Volume 03, Number 12 Page range: 909-913

Total Pages: 6

Series Statement: 4-361-AJARD-3(10)2013-909-913

Record appears in: Asian Economic and Social Society (AESS) > Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development





Author: Habib, Nusrat ; Anwer, Muhammad Zubair ; Siddiqui, Sabeen ; Batool, Saira ; Naheed, Sobia

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/198317?ln=en







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