Comparative Economic Profitability Analysis for Greenhouses in Modern and Traditional Conditions: Tomato Farming for Example

Osman Karkacier


Importance of greenhouse cultivation in agriculture are an economic rising value. Greenhouse cultivation attracts the attention of entrepreneur and investors even if they are not interested in agriculture sector. Modern applications can be produced using high technologies. In traditional conditions, the fixed costs of tomatoes are 7,090 TL / da per decare. In modern conditions, the total fixed expense of a greenhouse has been calculated as 14,889 TL / da. In modern conditions, it was observed that the production of tomatoes in the greenhouse was 3.04 times higher than the conventional conditions


Greenhouse costs; Comparative profitability; Greenhouse cultivation; Tomato profitability; Modern applications

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