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Question - The seasonal yield of olives in a Piraeus, Greece vineyard is greatly influenced by a process of
branch pruning. If olive trees are pruned every two weeks, output is increased. The pruning process,
however, requires considerably more labor than permitting the olives to grow on their own and results
in a smaller size olive. It also, though, permits olive trees to be spaced closer together. The yield of 1
barrel of olives by pruning requires 5 hours of labor and 1 acre of land. The production of a barrel of
olives by the normal process requires only 2 labor hours but takes 2 acres of land. An olive grower
has 250 hours of labor available and a total of 150 acres for growing. Because of the olive size
difference, a barrel of olives prod ...Read More

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