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- Rosenheim, Jay A.
- Journal of economic entomology 2013 v.106 no.3 pp. 1286-1293
- Gossypium hirsutum; Lygus hesperus; abscission; buds; commercial farms; cotton; data collection; decision making; defoliants; farmers; farmers' attitudes; herbivores; observational studies; pest management; plant growth; plant growth substances
- ... Because the farmer is typically excluded from the experimental research setting, experimental research may face challenges in evaluating pest management tactics whose costs and benefits hinge on farmer decision-making. In these cases an ecoinformatics approach, in which observational data collected from the commercial farming setting are “mined” to quantify both biological variables and farmer beh ...