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Water demand management in different structures of agriculture product market (A case study of Coastal Lands of Yengejeh Dam)

Zahra Noori Tupkanloo1, Saeed Yazdani*2 and Reza Moghadasi3 

Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

saeed.yazdani1395@gmail.com

Page Range:
335-339
Article ID:
A-218
Online Published:
11-07-2016
Abstract

This research aims to study the management of water demand in different product markets in downstream lands of Yengejeh Dam in Neyshabur. This is an exploration research survey and library study conducted in 2015-2016. The required information to test the research hypotheses was gathered by questionnaire. The statistical population includes 150 wheat farmers randomly selected  A scenario of increasing the elasticity of product demand in resource allocation in the competitive and monopolar water market was developed by assimilation algorithm in the studied region. According to the market situation of water in the region which is almost similar to monopoly water market, the results suggest that wheat farming can be superseded by farming some other trade and export-oriented crops. This brings about an increasing amount of product and yield per hectare of land with using less water supply and less area under cultivation.

Keywords
Agriculture products market, Competitive system, Monopolar system, Product demand elasticity, Water demand management.
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