An analytical approach for defining optimum sample size for spray deposit assessment by John Wong

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Published by Methods Application Group, Forest Insect and Disease Management, Forest Service, USDA in Davis, Calif .

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  • Control,
  • Spraying,
  • Choristoneura occidentalis,
  • Forest insects

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SeriesMAG report -- 80-7, Report (United States. Forest Insect and Disease Management. Methods Application Group) -- no. 80-7.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Insect and Disease Management. Methods Application Group
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Pagination8 pages :
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We examine the effects of bank size on computed deposit insurance values with two approaches. First, we scale the computed deposit insurance prices by total book assets and by total domestic deposits.

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