Economic analysis of light brown apple moth using GIS and quantitative modeling

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  • Authors: Fowler, Glenn; Garrett, Lynn; Neeley, Alison; Magarey, Roger; Borchert, Dan; Spears, Brian.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 87.

Abstract

We conducted an economic analysis of the light brown apple moth (LBAM), (piphyas postvittana (Walker)), whose presence in California has resulted in a regulatory program. Our objective was to quantitatively characterize the economic costs to apple, grape, orange, and pear crops that would result from LBAM's introduction into the continental United States.

  • Citation: Fowler, Glenn; Garrett, Lynn; Neeley, Alison; Magarey, Roger; Borchert, Dan; Spears, Brian. 2011. Economic analysis of light brown apple moth using GIS and quantitative modeling. In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 87.
  • Posted Date: April 11, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 11, 2011
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