Department

Horticulture and Crop Science Department

Degree Name

BS in Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences

Date

12-2014

Advisor(s)

Virginia Walter

Abstract/Summary

Crop Shrinkage has a major impact on a company’s bottom line. There are many ways to combat shrinkage. This report focuses on shrinkage reduction by adjusting buffer planting numbers to reflect the actual number of plants lost in production. Inaccurate buffer can cause the cost of production to be inaccurate as well. This report evaluates crop shrinkage of a greenhouse located in Watsonville, CA called Pacific Plug & Liner.

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