Losses to Mid-Atlantic Apple Growers at $37 Million from Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Apr 12, 2011)
U.S. Apple Association.
Mid-Atlantic apple growers lost $37 million last year from damage
caused by the brown marmorated stink
bug (BMSB) to the 2010 apple
crop, according to an estimate released by the U.S. Apple Association
(USApple). The damage estimate was developed at the request of
federal scientists researching ways to control the newly invasive
Cost Analysis and Biological
Ramifications for Implementing the Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread
of Potential Emerald Ash Borer Damage in U.S.
Kovacs, K.F., et al. 2009. Ecological
Scientists' estimate of the discounted cost
of treatment, removal, and replacement in response
to EAB infestation over a 10-year horizon from
is $10.7 billion.
Cost of Stink Bugs (Sep 17, 2011)
C-SPAN. Video Library.
interviews ARS Program
Leader Kevin Hackett, IPM Working
Group leader Tracy Leskey about the agricultural
impact of the pest and the federal response.
Economic Impacts of Pink Hibiscus Mealybug in Florida and the United States (Dec 2004; PDF | 99 KB)
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Moth Digest: Suppression Costs
Conflicts with Wildlife: Economic Considerations
Wildlife Services. National Wildlife Research Center
Third National Wildlife Research Center Symposium
Aug 1-3, 2000
Fort Collins, Colorado
Linking Risk and
Economic Assessments in the Analysis of Plant Pest Regulations:
The Case of U.S. Imports of Mexican Avocados (Oct 2006)
Economic Research Service.
Contractor and Cooperator Report No. (CCR-25)
assessment of the potential impacts and risks of the invasive
cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum Berg, in the U.S. and
Mexico (Apr 25, 2005; PDF | 744 KB)
International Atomic Energy Agency.
Economic Impacts of
Non-Native Forest Insects in the Continental
United States / News Release - Study
Finds that Local Government, Home Owners Are
Paying for Damages Caused by Non-native Forest
Northern Research Station.
Non-native, wood-boring insects such as the emerald
ash borer and the Asian
longhorned beetle are costing an estimated
$1.7 billion in local government expenditures
and approximately $830 million in lost residential
property values every year, according to study
by a research team that included scientists with
the U.S. Forest Service, Northern
Research Station. This study provides the
most comprehensive estimates of the costs of non-native
forest insects that are currently available for
Economic Cost of Large Constrictor Snakes (Jan 2012; PDF | 687
Fish and Wildlife Service.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
in partnership with many organizations, has spent more than $6 million since
2005 finding and applying solutions to the growing problem of Burmese pythons
and other large invasive constrictor snakes in Florida. For more information,
Making to List Four Constrictor Snake Species Under the Lacey Act: Final Economic
Analysis (Jan 12, 2012; PDF | 687 KB).