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Are Tomato-Spotted Wilt Virus Management Tactics Good Enough?

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  • Awondo, Sebastain N.
  • Fonsah, Esendugue Greg
  • Riley, David G.
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    Management of tomato-spotted wilt virus is complex and requires more than one treatment for near optimum results. We investigated tomato and pepper growers’ perception on the effectiveness of tactics using Bayesian Logistic regression. The perceived chance that each tactics will control the disease was about a coin toss.

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    Paper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama with number 119790.

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    Date of creation: 17 Jan 2012
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:saea12:119790

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    Keywords: Tomato-spotted wilt virus; pest and disease management; Bayesian logistic regression; Agricultural and Food Policy; Crop Production/Industries; Farm Management; Food Security and Poverty; Production Economics; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies; Risk and Uncertainty;

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