The Estimated Cost of Boll Weevil Eradication in Mississippi

D. W. Parvin, Jr., J. W. Smith


Boll weevil numbers in Mississippi have been increasing in recent years. Larger boll weevil populations increase the likelihood that the cost of boll weevil eradication will exceed projections. Likewise, larger estimated or projected cost prior to the eradication referendum increases the risk of a negative vote.

Reprinted from Proceedings of the 1994 Beltwide Cotton Conferences pp. 395 - 396
©National Cotton Council, Memphis TN

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