) Between 1997 and 2001 many apple farmers switched fromtraditional to organic growing methods increasing production oforganically grown apples from 1.2 million boxes per year to morethan 3 million boxes. If the market for organic apples is per-fectly competitive which of the following statements isinconsistent with the state- ment above? a. Organic apple farmersearned short-run economic profits between 1997 and 2001. b. Theprice of organic apples is likely to rise over time as more andmore farmers switch to organic methods of farming. c. Theadditional supply of organic apples resulted in a lower price fororganic apples. d. It is relatively easy to enter the organicapples market.