Cost Estimates of Producing Sugar Apple (Annona squamosa L.) in South Florida
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Sugar Apple
Costs and returns

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Ballen, Fredy H., Aditya Singh, Edward A. Evans, and Jonathan crane. 2019. “Cost Estimates of Producing Sugar Apple (Annona Squamosa L.) in South Florida: FE1053, 4/2019”. EDIS 2019 (2). Gainesville, FL.


Because of the growing interest in alternative tropical fruit crops to diversify farm income, this 6-page fact sheet written by Fredy H. Ballen, Aditya Singh, Edward Evans, and Jonathan Crane and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department offers an estimate of costs and returns associated with operating an established sugar apple orchard in south Florida.
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