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Economic Impacts

Provides national and international resources for the economic impacts of invasive plant species. See Economic Impacts - National and Economic Impacts - International for general resources and other species.


Annotated Bibliography on the Economics of Invasive Plants (Apr 2004; PDF | 37 KB)
University of California. Agricultural Issues Center.

Approaches to Assessment of Cumulative Economic Impact of Invasive Plants (2005; PDF | 98 KB)
University of California - Davis. Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Biofuels and Invasive Plant Species - White Paper (Feb 2007; PDF | 74 KB)
Weed Science Society of America.
White Paper by: Joe DiTomaso, Jodie Holt, and Nelroy Jackson

Riparian Restoration Cost Calculator
Tamarisk Coalition.

Economic Effects of Invasive Weeds on Land Values (from an Agricultural Banker's Standpoint)
Charles Weiser, Exotic Pests of Eastern Forests Conference Proceedings (Apr 1997)

Economic Impacts from the Effects of Invasive Weeds on Outdoor Recreation: An Input-Output Model (PDF | 282 KB)
University of Nevada - Reno. Cooperative Extension.

Invasive Plants of Range and Wildlands and Their Environmental, Economic, and Societal Impacts (2005)
Weed Science Society of America. CL Duncan and JK Clark, eds.

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Economic Impact Assessment of Leafy Spurge in Southern Manitoba (Oct 2010; PDF | 1.18 MB)
Brandon University (Canada). Leafy Spurge Forum Proceedings.

The Economic Consequences of Alien Plant Invasions: Examples of Impacts and Approaches to Sustainable Management in South Africa
University of Cape Town (South Africa). B.W. Van Wilgen, D.M. Richardson, D.C. Le Maitre, C. Marais, and D. Magadlela. 2001. Environment, Development and Sustainability 3:145-168.

The Economic Impact of Weeds in Australia (Feb 2004; PDF | 329 KB)
Cooperative Research Centre for Australian Weed Management.

The Role of Resource Economics in the Control of Invasive Alien Plants in South Africa (PDF | 474 KB)
Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (South Africa).
Jane Turpie. 2004. South African Journal of Science 100:87-93.

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