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Population Dynamics and Management of Diamondback Moth (Plutella xylostella) in China: The Relative Contributions of Climate, Natural Enemies and Cropping Patterns

Publication Date: April, 2016

The model simulates the phenology and abundance patterns in the population dynamics across the climatic gradient in China reasonably well.

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The Potential Distribution of Invading Helicoverpa Armigera in North America: Is It Just a Matter of Time?

Publication Date: March, 2015

Helicoverpa armigera has recently invaded South and Central America, and appears to be spreading rapidly. We update a previously developed potential distribution model to highlight the global invasion threat, with emphasis on the risks to the United States.

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Insect Resistance Management: Adoption and Compliance

Publication Date: January, 2013

This chapter discusses aspects of human behavior that affect the evolution of insect resistance to management and how a better understanding of this behavior can be used to improve insect resistance m

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Seeds of Change: Corn Seed Mixtures for Resistance Management and Integrated Pest Management

Publication Date: April, 2011

This commentary explores issues that regulators, industry, and other stakeholders should consider as the use of biotechnology increases and seed mixtures are implemented as a major tactic for IRM.

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Valuing Monitoring Networks for Invasive Species: The Case of Soybean Rust

Publication Date: January, 2010

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the benefits of the soybean rust monitoring network to producers and to determine how this value changes as producers become more aware of the true risk of infection.

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Effects of Weed Resistance Concerns and Resistance Management Practices on the Value of Roundup Ready Crops

Publication Date: January, 2009

This study estimates grower benefits of Roundup-Ready (RR) weed management programs and how weed-resistance concerns and resistance-management practices affect those benefits.

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Managing the Herbicide Resource: An Evaluation of Extension on Management of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Publication Date: January, 2009

The threat of herbicide-resistant weeds to crop production makes sustainable weed and herbicide management an important issue for agricultural extension agencies throughout the world.

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Overview: Herbicide Resistant Crops--Diffusion, Benefits, Pricing, and Resistance Management

Publication Date: January, 2009

This special issue includes 12 articles that examine different facets of HR crops. These include (a) adoption and diffusion of HR varieties, (b) characterization and estimation of the benefits of HR crops, (c) the implications of corporate seed-pricing strategies on grower welfare, and (d) strategies to manage weed resistance for sustainable use of HR crops.

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Demand for Livestock Tick Control Service in the Venda Region, Northern Province

Publication Date: December, 2000

This article analyses factors influencing farmers’ willingness-to-pay for dipping services, as well as the revealed preference for dipping frequency using the multivariate and the logistic regression models.

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