A Statistical Study of the Influence of COVID-19 on the Agricultural Supply Chain (Vegetative) Production in Halabja Governorate

Keywords: Agricultural supply chain, Farmers, Wholesalers, Retailers, Independent Sample T-Test, COVID-19, Halabja governorate

Abstract

It is clear that the COVID-19 virus has affected human life and activities all over the world. The agricultural sector is not excluded from the affection of course. The importance of this issue encouraged us to carry out this statistical study aiming to show the impact of COVID-19 on the agricultural supply chain (Vegetative) production in Halabja. Three forms of the self-administered questionnaire (SAQ) were used to collect data from three targets; farmers, wholesalers, and retailers using the nonprobability sampling method. Descriptive analysis was used to show frequencies, percentages, and mean scores, while Independent Sample T-Test was used to find the relationship between variables using SPSS software V.26. Results show that there is no statistically significant relationship between characteristics of production and residence. Lockdown had a major impact on the plant production and its supplying chain in the following sequence: fewer products were delivered to the wholesaling markets by farmers, retailers bought less so consumers got fewer products.

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Published
2022-01-30
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Blbas H, Faraj‎S, AhmedA‎. A Statistical Study of the Influence of COVID-19 on the Agricultural Supply Chain (Vegetative) Production in Halabja Governorate. cuesj [Internet]. 30Jan.2022 [cited 28May2022];6(1):1-. Available from: https://journals.cihanuniversity.edu.iq/index.php/cuesj/article/view/534
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