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Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 14 ISSUE 1
Written by Georgiana Hristina VLAD, Cristina Mirela DONE

This document presents the development of potato production in the period 2006-2012 in Romania. The study is based on the statistical data taken from the website of the Ministry of Agriculture, APIA and FAO website. As indicators for this study were: area planted with potatoes in Romania, Potato production obtained in Romania, consumption potatoes, potatoes price. In the analyzed period the area under potatoes has decreased from 283 ha in 2006 to 229 ha in 2012, a decrease of 18% compared to the base year; Potato production is also down from 14.18 kg / ha in 2006 to 10.76 kg / ha in 2012, representing a decrease of 24%; consumption is 98.3 kg / capita in 2006 and 92 kg / person in 2012 (decrease of 6.4%); the price of potatoes is up from 1.2 lei / kg in 2006 to 1.6 lei / kg in 2012, growth of 33% reflected in decline of production and exploitation of the obtained. In conclusion, the potato crop in Romania is found both in households, small and large farms, as a culture relatively easy to care for, the weather is favorable, farmers are open to contribute to the expansion of cultivated areas, but that the state must help intensify its financial support.

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