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Table 1 Summary of parameters and variables used in the analysis

From: Impact and returns on investment of mungbean research and development in Myanmar

Parameter/variable Value
Mungbean-planted area in 2016 (million ha) 1.22
Mungbean production (t) 1.09
Mungbean yield (t/ha) 0.89
Mungbean harvest consumed domestically (%) 7.70
Introduction of improved mungbean varieties (year):
 Yezin 9 2000
 Yezin 11 2006
 Yezin 14 2008
 MAS 1 2007
Yield premiums over older varieties (proportion):
 Yezin 9 0.61
 Yezin 11 0.15
 Yezin 14 0.36
 MAS 1 0.34
Cost premium of all improved varieties (USD/ha) 0.00
Price elasticities:
 Domestic supply 0.44
 Domestic demand 0.00
 International market demand 0.75
Discount rate (% per annum) 5
  1. 30-year time series data on area, production, yield, variety adoption and prices included in the online data annex
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