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ECONOMIC THRESHOLDS: AN APPLICATION TO FLORICULTURE

Sara K. Schumacher, Thomas Marsh and Kimberly A. Williams

No 21790, 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: This paper introduces conjunctive optimal pest management and production decision rules applied to the floriculture industry. A grower is faced with optimally controlling multiple pests and applying cultural controls to maximize the expected net present value of benefits within a discrete time framework, subject to biological and marketing constraints.

Keywords: Crop; Production/Industries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 25
Date: 2000
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.21790

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