Sample Profitability and Cost Estimates of Producing Sweet Flavored Carambola (Averrhoa carambola) in south Florida.
A close-up photo of carambola fruit.
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Keywords

Carambola
Star Fruit
Tropical Fruit Production

How to Cite

Ballen, Fredy, Edward Evans, Jonathan Crane, and Aditya Singh. 2020. “Sample Profitability and Cost Estimates of Producing Sweet Flavored Carambola (Averrhoa Carambola) in South Florida.”. EDIS 2020 (3), 7. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fe1079-2020.

Abstract

This 7-page fact sheet written by Fredy H. Ballen, Aditya Singh, Edward A. Evans, and Jonathan H. Crane and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department reports the costs and returns of operating an established sweet-flavored carambola grove in south Florida. It is intended to provide a reference to help estimate the financial requirements of running an established grove. Information was collected through field interviews with growers and industry specialists about a wide range of production practices used on small farms of five acres or fewer

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