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Title: Managing the Risk of European Corn Borer Resistance to Transgenic Corn: An Assessment of Controversial Refuge Recommendations

item Hurley, Terrance - UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
item Secchi, Silvia - IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
item Hellmich, Richard

Submitted to: American Agricultural Economics Association Meeting
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: July 1, 1999
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: A bioeconomic model is developed to evaluate the tradeoff between the risk of resistance and increased productivity when refuge is planted in conjunction with transgenic pesticidal corn. The model is used to evaluate controversial refuge recommendations when producers are allowed to treat refuge in years of high pest pressure. URL:<>

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