Assessment of pesticide use in the U.S. potato industry

  title={Assessment of pesticide use in the U.S. potato industry},
  author={Joseph F. Guenthner and Maury V. Wiese and Alexander D. Pavlista and Joseph B. Sieczka and Jeffrey A. Wyman},
  journal={American Journal of Potato Research},
Pesticide use in US fall crop potato production was surveyed for the years 1990 to 1994. The purpose of the study was to provide information about the relative importance of each pesticide and potential alternatives. The objectives were to: (1) inventory pesticides used on potatoes, (2) rank the target pests and (3) estimate the economic value of the major… CONTINUE READING