Operations Scheduling of Sugarcane Production Using Classical GERT Method (Part I: Land Preparation, Planting and Preserve Operations)

Nasim Monjezi, Mohammad Javad Sheikhdavoodi, Hasan Zakidizaji, Afshin Marzban, Mahmood Shomeili

Abstract


Analysis and evaluation of agricultural systems use these criteria: energy, economic, agronomy, environmental conservation and time. Because of time importance indicator for reducing timeliness cost, project scheduling techniques are used. Graphical Evaluation and Review Technique (GERT) is widely used as a tool for managing projects. In this research GERT Networks were used and operations scheduling of sugarcane production (land preparation, planting and preserve operations) in Khuzestan province of Iran as a case study was analysed, by using WinQsb software. Critical activities, events and path were determined. The earliest project completion time is 214.03 days. The results show a high potential for operations scheduling of sugarcane production.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jas.v3i2.7420

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Journal of Agricultural Studies   ISSN 2166-0379

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