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AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF CORN ROOTWORM MANAGEMENT: AREAWIDE PEST MANAGEMENT VERSUS SOIL INSECTICIDES- A NET PRESENT VALUE APPROACH

Christina Welch Stair, Peter Quan and Marshall A. Martin

No 21884, 2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: In 1996, the USDA initiated research in three Midwestern locations to control corn rootworms with a scouting and aerial spraying program. The preliminary economic results suggest that without a modest subsidy, an areawide pest management approach is not as economical as the use of soil insecticides

Keywords: Crop; Production/Industries (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2000
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.21884

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