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Title: Economic Impacts of Pesticide Availability in U.S. Sorghum Production
Authors: Segarra, Eduardo
Morrison, William P.
Abernathy, John R.
Gwinn, Christopher
Keywords: Sorghum
Pesticide regulation
Consumer impacts
Producer (user and non-user) impacts
NAPIAP
Issue Date: 1996
Abstract: A national pesticide-use survey from sorghum producers and a survey of entomologists and weed scientists were used to determine the impacts of pesticide use on sorghum. A market framework was employed to derive the short-run welfare impacts to consumers and producers (users and non-users) of the removal of pesticides currently registered for use on sorghum. It was projected that the loss of atrazine, the most widely used pesticide in sorghum production, would have the largest overall impact, with an estimated total welfare loss between $58 and $65 million.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/90378
Identifiers: 0738-8950
Institution/Association: Journal of Agribusiness>Volume 14, Number 1, Spring 1996
Total Pages: 19
From Page: 63
To Page: 81
Collections:Volume 14, Number 1, Spring 1996

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