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Economic analysis of the gypsy moth problem in the northeast: I. applied to commercial forest standsAuthor(s): Roger E. McCay; William B. White
Source: Res. Pap. NE-275. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA method of calculating immediate and future losses caused by the gypsy moth is presented, using examples of pulpwood and sawtimber stands. Discounting of future losses to evaluate their cost in terms of current expenditure is explained. The effect of infestation on forest management is discussed and a format is given for considering control decisions.
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CitationMcCay, Roger E.; White, William B. 1973. Economic analysis of the gypsy moth problem in the northeast: I. applied to commercial forest stands. Res. Pap. NE-275. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
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