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- Cembali, Tiziano; Folwell, Raymond J.; Wandschneider, Philip; Eastwell, Kenneth C.; Howell, William E.
- Crop protection 2003 v.22 no.10 pp. 1149-1156
- apples; cherries; consumer surplus; fruit diseases; fruit trees; fruit yield; growers; industry; introduced plants; peaches; plant growth; planting; prices; surpluses; viruses; United States
- ... Viral diseases in fruit trees present a potential danger that could injure the fruit industry, the planting stock industry (nurseries), and consumers in the United States and abroad. Currently, the US has a virus protection program (VPP) that serves to minimize the spread of viral diseases. This paper reports research estimating the economic consequences of the loss of the program on nurseries, gr ...