Tree Nursery Budget
- Category: Management
- Author: Fabrice Feyton
- Published: Feb. 23, 2021
- Views: 37
Did you know that it would take $1893.74 equivalent to 1,750,000 Rwandan Franc to successfully set up a nursery that will produce 50,000 agroforestry seedlings? All requirements and prices are listed in the table.
A tree nursery is a managed site, designed to produce tree seedlings grown under favorable conditions until they are ready for planting. Nurseries vary in size. Setting up a nursery requires different considerations and budgets. In this article, we will use the example of setting up a nursery for agroforestry species which is estimated to produce 50,000 seedlings.
|Action/ Item||Measure||Quantity||Price/Unit||Total Price|
|Seeds bed preparation||Are||3.75||$4.33||$16.23|
|Seedbed building and covering||Bed||20||$28.68||$573.53|
|Sowing and covering||day||8||$1.41||$11.25|
|Transplanting in containers||Seedling||50,000||$0.005||$270.53|
|Manure and fertilizer||FUSO||0.3||$48.70||$14.61|
The table above illustrates prices based on minimum wage and item cost based on Rwanda, it may vary depending on the country. The table is used for the purpose of education, for better market-oriented planning consider hiring a professional forester.
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