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Knowledge management on the status of mango industry: In the Province of Guimaras, Philippines


Lastimoza, Victoria S. (2008) Knowledge management on the status of mango industry: In the Province of Guimaras, Philippines. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2008 (KMICe2008), 10-12 June 2008, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Knowledge Management study on the Status of Mango Industry in the Province of Guimaras was conducted to(1)evaluate the economic status of the respondents, (2)analyze the cost and return of producing mango, (3) enumerate the production and marketing practices used and (4)solve the problems met by mango producers.The results of this study will guide the mango growers what knowledge management skills and inputs to be used in producing high quality mango fruits with lower cost and highest average return. Based on the result of this study growers harvested their mangoes when it is already matured using sandok , marketed in wholesale basis in Guimaras and in the nearby island and as well as outside the country.Relatives and friends were the source of financial assistance while their source of information was self- experience and the technician of Department of Agriculture.Problems encountered were high cost of farm inputs and equipment, pest and diseases, fluctuation of prices, distance from the market, source financial of assistance as well as thieves.Income analysis showed that growers who sprayed their own trees had higher income, compared to those mango sharecroppers, part owners and those who depended on contract arrangement.Therefore out of the different management techniques in mango production, growers can already select the best way producing quality mangoes profitably for commercial purposes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-3827-73-2 Organized by: College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge Management strategies, knowledge management information
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 03:56
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2014 03:56
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11426

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