Commercial cut flower industry: Expansion of merchandising outlets for floral products needed to balance increased output capacity of growers
AuthorD. B. DeLoach
Author AffiliationsD. B. DeLoach is Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 13(5):3-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n05p3. May 1959.
Economic studies of the cut flower industry warrant the conclusion–among others–that there is ample productive capacity to supply the existing demand for cut flowers. Should additional demand develop more rapidly than is anticipated, the output can be increased adequately without any appreciable change in the labor force, growing facilities, or areas.
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