Economic Analysis Team
Growth, survival and yield data from replicated orchard rootstock trials; nursery production data.
Assemble and analyze actual and estimated cost and income data from industry, nurserymen, growers, and collaborating scientists.
Extension publications and database entries summarizing cost-benefit analyses for adoption of clonal walnut rootstocks.
Short Term Outcomes:
Grower interest and initial plantings of new rootstocks will be facilitated by relevant economic analyses.
Long Term Outcomes:
Adoption of new clonal rootstocks with resistance to pathogens; and superior adaptation to new environments.
Enhanced economic efficiency and sustainability of walnut nursery and orchard production.
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