Table 3

Economic indicators for O × G crop in the adult stage in both scenarios.

Category Unit Scenario 1 Scenario 2 Difference*
Number of bunches per hectare (mature crops) # 2042 2414 18.2%
Average bunch weight kg bunch−1 17.8 16.9 −5.1%
Average annual crop yield (mature crops) t FFB ha−1 36.4 40.9 12.4%
Average unit cost per t FFB USD t FFB−1 77 78 1.3%
Annual gross income (mature crops) USD ha−1 3489 3920 12.4%
Annual cost per ha (mature crops) USD ha−1 2811 3190 13.5%
Annual net income (mature crops) USD ha−1 678 730 7.7%

*Difference = (Scenario 2 value – Scenario 1 value) / Scenario 1 value, expressed in percentage.

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