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Economic analysis of navel orangeworm control strategies in almonds, pistachios, and walnuts

Investigators
Siegel J P
Institutions
University of California - Davis
Start date
2008
End date
2013
Objective
1. Collect baseline pest management data and calculate the cost of current and alternative NOW management practices. Estimate the resource and labor use for each set of practices for each of the three crops. 2. Compare the efficacy of current and proposed NOW management programs in terms of gross income and control costs. Gross income which reflects both yield and quality. 3. Determine the economic impact of adoption of non - EC pest management on California growers of each commodity taking into account the pest management costs and any changes in efficacy.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
0500-00044-035-02S
Accession number
413524
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds