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Economic analysis of the gypsy moth problem in the northeast: II. applied to residential propertyAuthor(s): Brian R. Payne; William B. White; Roger E. McCay; Robert R. McNichols
Source: Res. Pap. NE-285. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionGuidelines are presented for determining dollar losses in residential property values from tree mortality caused by the gypsy moth. The method is based on an earlier study in Amherst, Massachusetts, of the contribution of trees to property values. For each target area, the method requires data on property value, lot size, and number of trees 6 inches dbh and larger for a sample of residential properties. Also required are predictions of tree mortality from a gypsy moth attack.
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CitationPayne, Brian R.; White, William B.; McCay, Roger E.; McNichols, Robert R. 1973. Economic analysis of the gypsy moth problem in the northeast: II. applied to residential property. Res. Pap. NE-285. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
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