THE IMPACT OF UNCERTAINTY ON PESTICIDE APPLICATION

Uncertainty is introduced into several components of a simple pest management model. It is shown that risk aversion leads to higher quantities of pesticides and to a decline in economic thresholds, implying higher frequency of applications. The reduction of uncertainty via better dissemination of information is thus recommended.


Issue Date:
1976-08
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/284012
Language:
English
Total Pages:
12




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