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University of Sunderland (1999)

Alternative scenarios for using specific base resources of Najran Province farming in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Alabbas, Hadi Saud Shitah

Titre : Alternative scenarios for using specific base resources of Najran Province farming in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Auteur : Alabbas, Hadi Saud Shitah.

Université de soutenance : University of Sunderland

Grade : Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) : 1999

Résumé
This research is considered as the first serious attempt for modeling major farming activities in Najran Province in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Production functions for cereal, fodder, vegetable, and fruit activities in the native and new villages of this province are identified and introduced based on existing data related to these farming practices of the region. Najran Province is divided into two production zones called the native and new villages. Data for both villages is identified, classified, and presented in specified tables that are presented in this work where appropriate. The estimations of production coefficients and calculations of costs and revenues for such activities are also presented in these tables. The pressing farming problems for both villages are manipulated and tackled through certain methods that fit the existing positions of the productions with a great concern about the farming base resources. According to certain productions conditions and resources circumstances for both villages land acreages seem to play the major role that constitutes models limitations and enforces particular constraints on the productions attributable to the nature of farming problems under investigation.The farming production for each village of the region is, therefore, modelled for four production activities that are simultaneously carried out on given acreages of lands with three different soils using two frrigation systems. Farming problems for the native and new villages are analysed using two selected analytical tools that are deemed to be an appropriate approache to satisfy the objectives of this research.One tool is the statistical technique known as the Pair Comparison test. This test is carried out to identify some significant differences between different villages in the region regarding certain decision variables such as annual requirements of water.

Annonce : EThOS (UK)

Accès au document : Proquest Dissertations & Theses

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