Explaining Reduced Pesticide Use in Almonds

Rachael E. Goodhue and Karen Klonsky

from ARE Update Vol. 7, No. 5, May/June, 2004

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Abstract

Downward trends in dormant organophosphate (OP) use in almonds are explained by previous year's price, inventory, exports to Japan and educational programs. OP use varied significantly by region in California.

Keywords

pesticide, organophosphate, almond, grower, yield, education

Citation

Rachael E. Goodhue and Karen Klonsky. "Explaining Reduced Pesticide Use in Almonds." ARE Update 7(5)(2004):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2004/7/5/explaining-reduced-pestic/