Economics of seaweed production

  • Hurtado A
  • Salayo N
  • 9

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

Outline 1. Economically important seaweed species in the tropics: Kappaphycus alvarezii (Philippines - tambalang, guzo; Indonesia – Eucheuma cottonii (Philippines - ; Indonesia - ) Gracilaria sp. Caulerpa racemosa 2. Markets and Trade Marketing channels International trade patterns 3. Some economic principles relevant to seaweed production Valuation of resources (planting material; labor; externalities, opportunity costs) Stages of production and profit maximization (TP, AP, MP, MEY, MSY) Elasticity, Demand, Supply and Prices 4. Cost components in seaweed production Capital investments/outlay Variable costs Fixed costs 5. Determinants of profitability of seaweed production (economic indicators) Gross revenue vs net income Return on investments Payback period Benefit/Cost ratio Net present value Internal rate of return 6. Factors affecting profitability of seaweed production Biological/Environmental Economic 7. Directions/Prospects of the seaweed industry

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

There are no full text links

Authors

  • AQ A.Q. Hurtado

  • N Salayo

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free