The Economics of Current Mushroom Pest Management Practices

Survey data from Southeastern Pennsylvania is used to estimate the costs of current mushroom pest management practices. Pest management costs represent a sizeable proportion of the variable costs of producing mushrooms. 'The practices found are highly variable with costs ranging from $ . 04 to $ • 58 per square foot. 'The frequency of outside applications and steam use before and after the crop are the most significant practices influencing production costs.


Issue Date:
1983
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/159523
Published in:
Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council, Volume 12, Number 1
Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council
Page range:
21-26
Total Pages:
6




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