ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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November 26, 1983 to sell in one instalment than those proposing to sell at the maximum price. This is more marked for smaller farmers than for bigger farmers. Their must obviously be some other reasons associated with numbers of instalments As a ma'ter of fact the proportion of farmers proposing to sell in several instalments is considerably higher among bigger farmers than among smaller fanners. This probably reflects the greater latitude beigger far- mars have about the choice of time of sale than smaller farmers. The fact that the smaller farmers have to sell off their products soon after the harvest indicates a compulsion to acquire cash. The bigger fanners also scentless than maximum prices 'o meet their cash requirements as we .shall sec below. But they can afford to hold on to their stock and sell out of it different portions as and when cash is required.

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