ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE FLORIDA CITRUS NURSERY INDUSTRY

ROKA, FRITZ M.

Abstract


Economic impacts of an industry represent the collective impacts of individual firms. The Florida citrus nursery industry is comprised of approximately 115 commercial firms. Collectively, the citrus nursery industry generates more than $30 million of sales and employs 600 people. However, when indirect and induced economic impacts are included, the citrus nursery industry supports more than $60 million in sales, $23 million in income payments and 1,000 jobs.

Keywords


income; employment; output

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Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc.     ISSN 0886-7283