Publications on Weed Economics and Herbicide Resistance

David J. PANNELL
University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Australia


Articles and notes in journals

Chalak, M., Polyakov, M. and Pannell, D. (2016). Economics of controlling invasive species: a stochastic optimization model for a spatial-dynamic process, American Journal of Agricultural Economics (forthcoming). Journal web site

Pannell, D.J., Tillie, P., Rodriguez-Cerezo, E., Ervin, D. and Frisvold, G.B. (2016). Herbicide resistance: economic and environmental challenges, AgBioForum (forthcoming).

Chalak, M. and Pannell, D.J. (2015). Optimal integrated strategies to control an invasive weed, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 63(3), 381-407. Journal web site

Beltran, J.C., White, B., Burton, M.P., Doole, G. and Pannell, D.J. (2012). Determinants of herbicide use in rice production in the Philippines, Agricultural Economics (forthcoming). Journal web site Pre-publication version at AgEcon Search

Beltran, J.C., Pannell, D.J., Doole, G.J. and White, B. (2012). A bioeconomic model for analysis of integrated weed management strategies for annual barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli complex) in Philippine rice farming systems, Agricultural Systems 112(1), 1–10. Journal web site Pre-publication version at AgEcon Search

Chalak, M. and Pannell, D.J. (2012). Optimising control of an agricultural weed in sheep-production pastures, Agricultural Systems 109: 1-8. Journal web site

Beltran, J.C., Pannell, D.J. and Doole, G. (2012). Economic implications of herbicide resistance and high labour costs for management of annual barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli) in Philippine rice farming systems, Crop Protection 31: 31-39. Journal web site Pre-publication version at AgEcon Search

Llewellyn, R.S. and Pannell, D.J. (2010). Managing the herbicide resource: an evaluation of extension on management of herbicide-resistant weeds, AgBioForum 12(3&4): 358-369.

Doole, G.J., Pannell, D.J. and Revell, C.K. (2009). Economic contribution of French serradella (Ornithopus sativa Brot.) pasture to integrated weed management in Western Australian mixed-farming systems: an application of compressed annealing. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 53, 231–249.

Doole, G.J., and Pannell, D.J. (2009). Evaluating combined land conservation benefits from perennial pasture: lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) in Western Australia for management of dryland salinity and herbicide resistance, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 53, 193–212.

Doole, G.J. and Pannell, D.J. (2008). Optimisation of a large, constrained simulation model using compressed annealing, Journal of Agricultural Economics 59(1): 188-206. .

Doole, G.J. and Pannell, D.J. (2008). The role and value of including lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) phases in crop rotations for the management of herbicide-resistant Lolium rigidum in Western Australia, Crop Protection 27: 497-504.

Llewellyn, R.S., Lindner, R.K., Pannell D.J. & Powles, S.B. (2007). Herbicide resistance and the adoption of integrated weed management by Western Australian grain growers, Agricultural Economics 36(1): 123-130. Link to the paper at the journal's web site here.

Weersink, A., Pannell, D.J., and Llewellyn, R.S. (2005). Economics of pre-emptive management to avoid weed resistance to glyphosate in Australia. Crop Protection 24: 659-664. Full paper (77K)

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2005). The economic value of glyphosate-resistant canola in the management of two widespread crop weeds in a WA farming system. Agricultural Systems 84(3): 297-315.

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2004). The economic value of haying and green manuring in the integrated management of annual ryegrass and wild radish in a Western Australian farming system, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 44(12): 1195-1203. Full journal paper (156K pdf)

Llewellyn, R.S., Lindner, R.K., Pannell D.J. and Powles, S.B. (2004). Grain grower perceptions and the use of integrated weed management, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 44(10) 993–1001. Full journal paper (211K pdf)

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2004). Economic value of pasture phases in the integrated management of annual ryegrass and wild radish in a Western Australian farming system, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 44(3): 265-271. Full journal paper (66K pdf)

Pannell, D.J., Stewart, V., Bennett, A., Monjardino, M., Schmidt, C. and Powles, S.B. (2004). RIM: A Bioeconomic Model for Integrated Weed Management of Lolium rigidum in Western Australia. Agricultural Systems 79(3): 305-325. Full paper (122K)

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D.J., and Powles, S.B. (2003). A multi-species bio-economic model for integrated weed management. Weed Science 51(5): 798-809.

Llewellyn, R.S., Lindner, R.K., Pannell D.J. and Powles, S.B. (2002). Resistance and the herbicide resource: perceptions of Western Australian grain growers, Crop Protection 21: 1067-1075. 

Llewellyn, R., Lindner, R.K, Pannell, D.J. and Powles, S. (2001). Adoption of integrated weed management to conserve the herbicide resource: review and framework, Australasian Agribusiness Review http://www.agribusiness.asn.au/review/2001v9/Llewellyn_2001_1/Llewellyn.htm.

Bennett, A.L. and Pannell, D.J. (1998). Economic evaluation of a weed-activated sprayer for herbicide application to patchy weed populations. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 42(4): 389-408. abstract

Schmidt, C. and Pannell, D.J. (1996). Economic issues in management of herbicide resistant weeds. Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics 64: 301-308. abstract

Schmidt, C. and Pannell, D.J. (1996). The role and value of herbicide-resistant lupins in Western Australian agriculture. Crop Protection 15: 539-548. abstract

Gorddard, R.J., Pannell, D.J. and Hertzler, G.L. (1996). Economic evaluation of strategies for management of herbicide resistance. Agricultural Systems 51: 281-298. abstract

Pannell, D.J. (1995). Optimal herbicide strategies for weed control under risk aversion. Review of Agricultural Economics 17: 337-350.

Pannell, D.J. (1995). Optimal herbicide strategies given yield and quality impacts of weeds. Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics 63: 311-317.

Gorddard, R.J., Pannell, D.J. and Hertzler, G.L. (1995). An optimal control model of integrated weed management under herbicide resistance. Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics 39: 71-87.

Pannell, D.J. (1994). The value of information in herbicide decision making for weed control in Australian wheat crops. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 19(2): 366-381.

Pannell, D.J. (1994). Economic justifications for government involvement in weed management: a catalogue of market failures. Plant Protection Quarterly 9(4): 131-137.

Pannell, D.J. and Gill, G.S. (1994). Mixtures of wild oats (avena fatua) and ryegrass (lolium rigidum) in wheat: competition and optimal economic control. Crop Protection 13(5): 371-375.

Dorr, G.J. and Pannell, D.J. (1992). Economics of improved spatial distribution of herbicide for weed control in crops. Crop Protection 11(4): 385-391.

Abadi Ghadim, A.K. and Pannell, D.J. (1991). The economic trade-off between pasture production and crop weed control, Agricultural Systems 36(1): 1-15.

Pannell, D.J. (1991). Pests and pesticides, risk and risk aversion, Agricultural Economics 5(4): 361-383.

Pannell, D.J. (1991). Responses to risk in weed control decisions under expected profit maximisation: Reply, Journal of Agricultural Economics 42(3): 407-408.

Pannell, D.J. (1991). Economics and the law relating to flexibility of chemical rates: Reply, Plant Protection Quarterly 6(3): 154-155.

Pannell, D.J. (1990). A model of wheat yield response to application of diclofop-methyl to control ryegrass (Lolium rigidum), Crop Protection 9(6): 422-8.

Pannell, D.J. (1990). Responses to risk in weed control decisions under expected profit maximisation, Journal of Agricultural Economics 41(3): 391-403.

Pannell, D.J. (1990). An economic response model of herbicide application for weed control in crops, Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics 34(3): 223-241.

Pannell, D.J. (1989). Economics and the law relating to flexibility of chemical rates, Plant Protection Quarterly 4(3): 104-6.

Pannell, D.J. (1988). Weed management: a review of applied economics research in Australia, Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics 56(3): 255-69.

Pannell, D.J. (1988). Theory and reality of weed control thresholds: a comment, Plant Protection Quarterly 3(1): 43-4.

Pannell, D.J. and Panetta, F.D. (1986). Estimating the on-farm cost of skeleton weed (Chondrilla juncea) in Western Australia using a wholefarm programming model, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 17(3/4): 213-227.

Pannell, D.J. (1984). Using simulation for economic assessment of the skeleton weed eradication programme in Western Australia, Australian Weeds 3(4): 146-149.

Book chapters

Beltran, J.C., Pannell, D.J., and Doole, G.J. (2013), ‘Rice farming systems and weed management in the Philippines’, in Raza, A. (ed.), Agricultural systems in the 21st century, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, pp. 113-130.

Pannell, D.J. and Zilberman, D. (2001). Economic and sociological factors affecting growers’ decision making on herbicide resistance. In: D.L. Shaner and S.B. Powles (eds.) Herbicide Resistance and World Grains, CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 251-277. Full paper (110K)

Pannell, D.J. and Bennett, A.L. (1999). Economic feasibility of precision weed management: Is it worth the investment? In: R.W. Medd and J.E. Pratley (eds), Precision Weed Management in Crops and Pastures, CRC for Weed Management Systems, Adelaide, pp. 138-148. Full paper (128K)

Pannell, D.J. (1993). Optimising herbicide application rates. In: J. Dodd, R.J. Martin and K.M. Howes (eds), Management of Agricultural Weeds in Western Australia. Department of Agriculture, Western Australian: Perth, Bulletin 4243, pp. 92-94.

Gill, G.S. and Pannell, D.J. (1993). Delaying herbicide resistance in ryegrass. In: J. Dodd, R.J. Martin and K.M. Howes (eds), Management of Agricultural Weeds in Western Australia. Department of Agriculture, Western Australian: Perth, Bulletin 4243, pp. 187-190.

Proceedings - invited papers

Pannell, D.J. (2002). Human dimensions of integrated weed management, In: H. Spafford Jacob, J. Dodd and J.H. Moore, 13th Australian Weeds Conference, Papers and Proceedings, 8-13 September 2002, Perth, Western Australia, Plant Protection Society of WA, Perth, pp. 8-15. Full paper (53K)

Pannell, D.J. (2001). Decision Support for Integrated Weed Management. Proceedings of the Third International Weed Science Congress, 6-11 June 2000, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, Manuscript number 148, 14 pp., CD-ROM. Available from International Weed Science Congress, Oxford, MS, USA.

Pannell, D.J. (1999). Paying for weeds: Economics and policies for weeds in extensive land systems, In: D. Eldridge and D. Freudenberger (eds.), People and Rangelands, Building the Future, Proceedings of the VI International Rangelands Congress, Townsville, Queensland, Australia July 19-23 1999, Volume 2, Published by VI International Rangeland Congress, Inc., Aitkenvale, Queensland, pp. 571-576.

Schmidt, C.P. and Pannell, D.J. (1995). The role and value of herbicide-resistant lupins in Western Australian agriculture, In: G.D. McLean and G.Evans (eds.), Herbicide-Resistant Crops and Pastures in Australian Farming Systems. Proceedings of a GRDC, CRDC, British Council, RIRDC, and BRS Workshop, Canberra, 15-16 March 1995. Bureau of Resource Sciences: Canberra, pp. 163-173.

Martin, R.J. and Pannell, D.J. (1990). Improving the efficiency of weed control in agronomic crops, Proceedings of the Ninth Australian Weeds Conference, Adelaide, 6-10 August 1990, pp. 1-9.

Pannell, D.J. (1987). Weed control economics research in Australia, Proceedings of the Eighth Australian Weeds Conference, Sydney, 21-25 September 1987, pp. 1-15.

Proceedings - contributed papers

Marsh, S.P., Llewellyn, R.S. and Pannell, D.J. (2006). Weed and pollen mobility and social costs of herbicide resistance, in Preston, C., Watts, J.H. and Crossman, N.D. (Eds) Proceedings of the 15th Australian Weeds Conference, Weed Management Society of South Australia, Adelaide, pp. 495-498.

Doole, G. J., Pannell, D. J., Revell, C. K., Abadi, A. (2004). How profitable are perennial pasture phases in Western Australian cropping systems?, In: Sindel, B.M. and Johnson, S.B. (eds), Proceedings of the 14th Australian Weeds Conference "Weed Management: Balancing People, Planet, Profit", 6-9 Sept 2004, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Weed Society of New South Wales, Sydney, pp.82-87.

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D.J. and Powles, S. (2001). A multi-species bio-economic model for the management of Lolium rigidum and Raphanus raphanistrum in Australian dryland agriculture. Proceedings of the Third International Weed Science Congress, 6-11 June 2000, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, Manuscript number 62, 17 pp., CD-ROM. Available from International Weed Science Congress, Oxford, MS, USA.

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D. and Powles, S. (2000) The value of green manuring in integrated management of ryegrass. In: V. Stewart (ed.) Crop Updates, 2000 Weed Updates – Western Australia, Presented at Rendezvous Observations City, Western Australia, 16-17 February 2000, Bulletin 4402, Agriculture Western Australia, Perth, pp. 29-30.

Abadi, A., Pannell, D. and Gorddard, R. (1993). Integration of chemical and non-chemical weed control under herbicide resistance in continuous cropping: an economic analysis, Proceedings, 10th Australian and 14th Asian-Pacific Weed Conference, Brisbane, September 1993, pp. 475-479.

Bathgate, A.D., Schmidt, C., and Pannell, D. (1993). Economics of changing rotation to combat herbicide resistance, Proceedings, 10th Australian and 14th Asian-Pacific Weed Conference, Brisbane, September 1993, pp. 480-484.

Pannell, D.J. (1992). Economics of Herbicide Resistance. Papers and Resolutions of the National Herbicide Resistance Extension Workshop, Charles Hawker Conference Centre, 21 October 1992. pp. 97-98.

Pannell, D.J. (1990). Do herbicides reduce income variability from agronomic crops? Proceedings of the Nineth Australian Weeds Conference, Adelaide, 6-10 August 1990, pp. 10-14.

Martin, R.J., Pannell, D.J. and Cullis, B.R. (1990). A model for estimating the optimal economic rate of tralkoxydim for control of wild oats (Avena spp.) in wheat. Proceedings of the EWRS Symposium on Integrated Weed Management in Cereals, 1990, pp. 305-313.

Unpublished conference papers

Chalak, M., Pannell, D.J. and Polyakov, M. (2011). Economics of controlling invasive species: a stochastic optimisation model for a spatial-dynamic process, New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011 Conference, August 25-26, 2011, Nelson, New Zealand. Full paper at AgEcon Search

Chalak, M. and Pannell, D. (2010). Economics of controlling a spreading environmental weed, Paper presented at the 54th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Adelaide, 10-12 February 2010. Full paper at AgEcon Search

Doole, G. and Pannell, D.J. (2007). Optimisation of a large, constrained simulation model using compressed annealing, Presented at the 51st Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Queenstown, New Zealand, 13-15 Feb 2007. here (168K pdf file)

Llewellyn, R.S., Lindner, R.K., Pannell, D.J. and Powles, S.B. (2003). Effective information and the influence of an extension event on perceptions and adoption, 47th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Fremantle, Western Australia, February 12-14 2003.

Llewellyn, R.S., Lindner, R.K., Pannell, D.J. and Powles, S.B. (2002). Adoption of herbicide resistance management practices by Australian grain growers, 46th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Canberra, February 13-15 2002. Full paper (126K)

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D.J., and Powles, S.B. (2002). The value of Roundup-Ready® canola in the management of two weeds, 46th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Canberra, February 13-15 2002.

Marta Monjardino, David Pannell and Stephen Powles, (2001). A multi-species bio-economic model for integrated weed management, Paper presented at 45th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Adelaide, January 23-25 2001.

Stewart, Vanessa and David Pannell (2000). Farmer workshops on herbicide resistance, Poster presented at III International Weed Science Congress, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, 6-11 June 2000.

Monjardino, M., D.J. Pannell, S. Powles (2000). The Value of Green Manuring in the Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum), Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, University of Sydney, January 23-25 2000.

Llewellyn, Rick, Bob Lindner, David Pannell & Stephen Powles (2000). Adoption of integrated weed management to conserve the herbicide resource: review and framework, Paper presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, University of Sydney, January 23-25 2000.

Bennett, A.L. and Pannell, D.J. (1998). The economics of pasture phases in management of herbicide resistance. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, University of New England, Armidale, NSW Jan 19-21 1998.

Schmidt, C. and Pannell, D.J. (1995). The role and value of a herbicide-resistant lupin crop. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Perth, February 14-16 1995.

Schmidt, C., Pannell, D.J. and Stewart, V. (1994). Economics of herbicide resistant weeds. Paper presented at 38th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Wellington, New Zealand, February 1994.

Abadi Ghadim, A.K. and Pannell, D.J. (1989). Weed management in crop-pasture rotations. Paper presented to the 33rd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Christchurch, New Zealand, February 1989. (Later published in Agricultural Systems)

Pannell, D.J. (1988). A stochastic model for tactical herbicide decision making, Paper presented to the 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, Melbourne, February 1988.

Working papers

Beltran, J.C., Pannell, D.J., Doole, G.J. and White, B. (2011). Factors that affect the use of herbicides in Philippine rice farming systems, Working Paper WP1115, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, Full paper at AgEcon Search

Beltran, J.C., Pannell, D.J., Doole, G.J. and White, B. (2011). RIMPhil: a bioeconomic model for integrated weed management of annual barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli) in Philippine rice farming systems, Working Paper WP1112, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, Full paper at AgEcon Search

Other publications

Pluske, J.M., Pannell, D.J. and Bennett, A.L. (2004). RIM 2004 Reference Manual, A Decision Tool for Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia.

Pannell, D.J., Stewart, V.A.M., Bennett, A.L., Monjardino, M., Schmidt, C.P. and Powles, S.B. (2004). RIM 2004 User’s Manual, A Decision Tool for Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia.

Llewellyn, R.S., Lindner, R.K., Pannell, D.J. and Powles, S.B. (2001). Farmer perceptions of the herbicide resistance ‘wall’, SEA Working Paper 01/13, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia. Full paper (83K)

Marta Monjardino, David J. Pannell, Stephen Powles (2001). A multi-species bio-economic model for integrated weed management, SEA Working Paper 01/05, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia. Full paper (185K)

Monjardino, M., Pannell, D.J. and Powles, S. (2000). The Value of Green Manuring in the Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum). (SEA Working Paper 00/11, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia). Full paper (208K).

Pannell, D.J., V.A.M. Stewart, A.L. Bennett, M. Monjardino, C.P. Schmidt, and S.B. Powles. (1999). RIM 99 User’s Manual, A Decision Tool for Integrated Management of Herbicide-Resistant Annual Ryegrass, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia.

Pannell, D.J. (1998). Economic justifications for government involvement in weed management: A catalogue of market failures. In: Weeds Wisdom, Agriculture Western Australia, Albany, pp. 14-28.

Gill, G., Piper, T., Martin, R. and Pannell, D. (1991). Herbicide Resistant Weeds, Bulletin 4212, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Perth, 14 pp.

Pannell, D. and Gill, G. (1991). Management to prevent herbicide resistance, Australian Grain 1(2): 10-12.

Theses

Pannell, D.J. (1990). The Economics of Herbicide Application for Weed Control: Deterministic, Stochastic and Tactical Analyses, PhD Thesis, School of Agriculture, University of Western Australia.

Pannell, D.J. (1983). Economic Assessment of the Agriculture Protection Board's Skeleton Weed Eradication Program, Honours Thesis, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Western Australia.


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