The economics of insect control on rice in the Philippines

R. W. Herdt, L. L. Castillo, S. K. Jayasuriya

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Abstract

Attempts to answer: 1) how large are the rice yield losses from insect damage? How economically profitable is it to prevent yield losses with insecticides and/or resistant varieties? How can the risk-preventing nature of insecticide application be measured? What kind of information is required to make practical recommendations to farmers?-from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings on the FAO/IRRI Workshop on Judicious and Efficient Use of Insecticides on Rice
EditorsW. H. Smith, Corazon V. Mendoza, Berwyn A. Seelye
Place of PublicationManila Philippines
PublisherInternational Rice Research Institute
Pages41-56
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9711041006
Publication statusPublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes
EventWorkshop on Judicious and Efficient Use of Insecticides on Rice - International Rice Research Institute, Laguna, Philippines
Duration: 21 Feb 198323 Feb 1983

Workshop

WorkshopWorkshop on Judicious and Efficient Use of Insecticides on Rice
CountryPhilippines
CityLaguna
Period21/02/8323/02/83

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