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Feasibility study of salt industry and factor influencing the salt production in Pangkajene Kepulauan

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This study aimed to investigate the dissemination level of Ulil Filtered Technology (TUF) and geo-membrane technology and factors influencing salt production in Pangkep. Purposive sampling was performed for data collection. Regression analysis was applied for data analysis. Revenue cost analysis (R-C ratio) was performed. Break Event Point analysis (BEP) was applied, and Pay Back Period (PBP) analysis was used. The results showed that salt farmers unfamiliar with TUF and geo-membrane technology ranged from 6.71 to 9.62%, reasonably know (36.53 - 37.76%) and know to use TUF and geo-membrane technology (53.85 - 55.53%). Cost and technology significantly affected salt production, including area and number of labourers. The business feasibility study showed that Revenue Cost Ratio (1.98), Break Event Point (IDR 4,735,276), and Pay Back Period (1.9 years), respectively.


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Directorate of Research and Community Service (DP2M) Directorate General of Higher Education. Central of Research and Community Service of the Muslim University of Makassar

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Kasnir, M., & Nisaa, K., 2021. Feasibility study of salt industry and factor influencing the salt production in Pangkajene Kepulauan. Agrikan: Jurnal Agribisnis Perikanan 14(1): 85-89.
  • Submitted
    2 April 2021
  • Revised
    3 June 2021
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  • Published
    13 April 2021


Muhammad  Kasnir

MuhammadKasnir Department of Aquaculture, Facultyof Marine Science and Fisheries, Muslim University of Indonesia, Makassar 90231,South Sulawesi., orcidOrcid Profile, scholarGoogle Scholar Profile

Khairun  Nisaa

KhairunNisaa Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries, Cokroaminoto Universiy of Makassar, Makassar 90245, South Sulawesi., orcidOrcid Profile, scholarGoogle Scholar Profile

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