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Invasive Diseases and Fruit Tree Production: Economic Tradeoffs of Citrus Greening Control on Florida's Citrus Industry


  • Morris, Robert A.
  • Muraro, Ronald P.
  • Spreen, Thomas H.


An investment model of Florida oranges was used to evaluate various management strategies for controlling Huanglongbing, or citrus greening, a highly destructive disease. This analysis will enable the Florida citrus industry to make more informed decisions about the economic tradeoffs among current citrus greening management alternatives.

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  • Morris, Robert A. & Muraro, Ronald P. & Spreen, Thomas H., 2008. "Invasive Diseases and Fruit Tree Production: Economic Tradeoffs of Citrus Greening Control on Florida's Citrus Industry," 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas 6309, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaed:6309

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    1. Durborow, Samantha L. & Lopez, Jose Antonio, 2012. "An Analysis of the Potential Economic Impact of Huanglongbing on the California Citrus Industry," 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida 142771, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

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