Towards a Generalizable Measure of the Value of a Change in Pesticide Use

This study develops a comparable measure of pesticide risks. Based on revealed preference method an index system is developed for individual pesticides combining the information on different environmental and health risks. A data obtained from a survey of U.S. farmers has revealed that on average the adoption of Roundup Ready soybeans results in reduced toxicity of herbicides.


Issue Date:
2005
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35513
Total Pages:
21
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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