Advances in Economics and Business Vol. 3(3), pp. 83 - 92
DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2015.030301
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Increasing Farmer's Income with Production of Seaweed Eucheuma cottonii sp


Irmayani 1, Syarifuddin Yusuf 2, Muhammad Arsyad 1,*
1 Hasanuddin University, Indonesia
2 Muhammadiyah University of Parepare, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

This paper examines the production of seaweed Eucheuma cottonii sp as a major fishery commodity which produces carrageenan in supporting poverty eradication. The specific objectives are to determine factors of production in increasing seaweed production and to analyze income generated seaweed farmers in a harvest season. The research employed Multiple Linear Regression Analysis and Income Analysis. The results show that factors affecting the production of seaweed Eucheuma cottoni are long stretch (X1), seed (X2), labor (X3), farmers experience (X4), and the distance tie (X5). Enterprises of seaweed Eucheuma cottonii sp is a business that is able to increase the farmers income. The research suggests that to increase production of seaweed can be done by improving seed quality, labor, long stretch, connective distance and improvement of marketing management.

KEYWORDS
Production Factors, Aquaculture, Seaweed Eucheuma Cottonii Sp, Income, Poverty

Cite this paper
Irmayani , Syarifuddin Yusuf , Muhammad Arsyad . "Increasing Farmer's Income with Production of Seaweed Eucheuma cottonii sp." Advances in Economics and Business 3.3 (2015) 83 - 92. doi: 10.13189/aeb.2015.030301.