COMPARISON OF PRODUCTION COSTS IN PEQUI CULTURE (Caryocar brasiliense Camb.)

Matheus Vinicius Abadia Ventura, Hellen Regina Fernandes Batista, Marcio Moacir Bessa
2020 Revista Científic@  
The cerrado is one of the main biomes belonging to the Brazilian territory. Among the species present in this biome is the pequizeiro (Caryocar brasiliense Camb). In general, even with extractive exploitation, several families benefit from the pequi crop, with culture as a source of income and employment, and up to 57% of the annual income of rural workers in the cerrado is evidenced by the commercialization of fruits in the region. In view of this, the objective of this work was to compare the
more » ... was to compare the production costs of the pequizeiro in four Brazilian cities, Pocone, in Mato Grosso, Japonvar, in Minas Gerais Iporá, in Goias and Crato, in Ceará in the agricultural years 2017 and 2018. The greatest reduction in production costs, per marketing unit and per hectare of the agricultural year from 2017 to 2018 was in the municipality of Japonvar, MG. In the municipality of Iporá, GO, there was an increase in the production cost per marketing unit and per hectare of the agricultural year from 2017 to 2018. The municipality of Japonvar, MG, among the cities analyzed, has the highest profitability in the pequizeiro culture.
doi:10.37951/2358-260x.2020v7i1.4470 fatcat:iig4ydupdfbxffpq7opfxl7z5a