Economic analysis of certified nursery producing enterprises in temperate climate fruits: a case of Isparta Province


CUSTOS E AGRONEGOCIO ON LINE, vol.10, no.4, pp.60-72, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.60-72
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, the fruit production in Turkey which is of immense importance to examine the economic point of view of the temperate climate fruit species nursery. With these objectives carried out in the province of Isparta, the cost and profit of the producing nursery, the problems with their respective solutions were identified in the enterprises. In addition, the impact of the policies on the manufacturer in the region was determined. The data used in the research for the production period between 2011 and 2012 for 50 provinces of Isparta's certified enterprises producing nursery. The temperate climate fruit species were obtained using complete counting. From the 50 nursery enterprises examined according to their legal status structure, 14 percent is stock Corporation, 18 percent sole proprietorship, 4 percent was public enterprise and 64 percent accounted for cooperative partnership. Survey conducted in the nursery enterprises with respect to land used is amounted to 58.94 decare. Averagely, 79,050 seedlings were produced in the enterprises with apple being the highest which accounted for 81.03 percent out of the total production. The gross productions value was TL 359,228.60, TL 173,687.67 was also for production costs and the gross profit accounted as TL 289,465.86 while the absolute profit and relative profit amounted to TL 185,540.93 and 2.07 respectively. Moreover, the cost of production of a sapling is amounted to TL 2.20 per unit and the selling price is TL 4.54 per unit.