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Bird damage to select fruit crops: The cost of damage and the benefits of control in five states
Abstract Fruit loss to birds is a long-standing and costly problem for many producers. We conducted a survey of Honeycrisp apple, blueberry, cherry, and wine grape growers in California, Michigan,… Expand
Bird Damage to Fruit Crops: A Comparison of Several Deterrent Techniques
Author(s): Steensma, Karen; Lindell, Catherine; Leigh, Deanna; Burrows, Colleen; Wieferich, Shayna; Zwamborn, Elizabeth | Abstract: Economic impacts, risk factors, and deterrent strategies related to… Expand
Proportions of bird damage in tree fruits are higher in low-fruit-abundance contexts
Abstract Frugivorous birds impose significant costs on tree fruit growers through direct consumption of fruit and grower efforts to manage birds. We documented factors that influenced tree fruit bird… Expand
Bird Management in Fruit Crops: Economic, Consumer, and Biological Perspectives