Citrus growers vary in their adoption of biological control
Kelly A. Grogan, University of Florida
Rachael E. Goodhue, UC Davis
Originally published online only.
California Agriculture 66(1):29-36. DOI: 10.3733/ca.E.v066n01p29.
Many California citrus growers, especially those with large acreages, rely to some extent on beneficial insects and make augmentative releases.
K.A. Grogan is Assistant Professor, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida; R.E. Goodhue is Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis, and Member, Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
The authors thank Karen Klonsky and Richard De Moura for input on survey content and format, the respondents for completing the survey, and the UC Gianni ni Foundation of Agricultural Economics and the Jastro-Shields Award for funding. The authors also thank Lisa Bennett, Christine Carroll, Sarah Flores, Conner Mullally, Katie Pittenger, Libby McNiven, Ricky Volpe and Cassondra Yarlott for invaluable help with assembling the survey.