Chapter 6. Farmers' Agrochemical Use Decisions and the Potential of Efficiency and Innovation Offsets

  1. Frank den Hond,
  2. Peter Groenewegen and
  3. Nico M. van Straalen
  1. Ada Wossink and
  2. Tanja de Koeijer

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995457.ch6

Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives

Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives

How to Cite

Wossink, A. and de Koeijer, T. (2003) Farmers' Agrochemical Use Decisions and the Potential of Efficiency and Innovation Offsets, in Pesticides: Problems, Improvements, Alternatives (eds F. den Hond, P. Groenewegen and N. M. van Straalen), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995457.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056590

Online ISBN: 9780470995457

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Keywords:

  • agrochemical use;
  • agricultural production;
  • environmental quality;
  • production technology;
  • pesticides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Environmental—economic production possibility frontier

  • Efficiency and innovation offsets, education and regulation

  • Empirical assessment of potential efficiency and innovation offsets

  • Conclusions and policy implications

  • Acknowledgements