Non Linear Economic Models for Crop Production

by Abdulla Al-Besher, King Faisal Univ, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation Systems for the 21st Century

Abstract: Most economic models for crop production rely on the traditional linear programming approach, in spite of the fact that the objective function is almost always non linear. This paper briefly considers why this is so and suggests using quadratic programming instead. A sample problem is given.

Subject Headings: Computer programming | Economic factors | Mathematical models | Crops | Linear functions

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