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Mustafa M. Alzobaee
Mustafa.m.suleman@st.tu.edu.iq
Hassan T. Al-Samurai
Hassan.thamer@tu.edu.iq

Abstract

The research aims to estimate the economic efficiency and estimate the amount of waste and the deficit in the use of production resources for potato varieties grown in the autumn season 2021 within Baghdad governorate using the data envelopment analysis method(DEA), The research relied on cross-sectional data collected randomly, including 181 farms, The results of the technical efficiency according to the stability of the capacity returns showed that the Redlove variety achieved the highest average efficiency (0.97), while according to the variable capacity returns the Paradise variety achieved the highest average efficiency (0.98), while the Ghalia variety achieved the highest average efficiency (0.99) according to the capacity efficiency, The results also showed that Redlove and Fuji cultivars achieved the highest average economic efficiency of (0.91, 0.90), respectively, Among the results of the study is also the existence of an excess in the use of production elements, foremost of which is the element of seeds, The study recommends the necessity of benefiting from the experience of potato farmers in cultivating the crop, especially cultivars (Redolph Hamra, Paradiso and Ghalia), and directing farmers towards the use of productive elements in the quantities that achieve economic efficiency and their components, and not to waste in the use of these elements.

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Alzobaee, M. M., & Al-Samurai, H. T. (2024). Estimating the economic efficiency of potato varieties grown in the fall season 2021 (Baghdad Governorate - Al-Nasr and Al-Salam district - an applied model). Tikrit Journal for Agricultural Sciences, 24(1), 193–205. https://doi.org/10.25130/tjas.24.1.16
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