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Demand for and Cost of Mosquito Abatement

Gerald A. Carlson and Donald V. DeBord

No 284600, 1974 Annual Meeting, August 18-21, College Station, Texas from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: Mosquito abatement in coastal regions has become a controversial issue in recent years because of the potential environmental problems related to the use of insecticides and. alterations of marsh areas as abatement activities (Water Resources Research Institute, UNC, 1970). There is concern that these activities may be destroying wildlife and fish habitat that is critical to man's welfare.

Keywords: Risk; and; Uncertainty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1974-08
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