Vineyard View

 

Perceived Risk vs. Real Risk

November 2011
 
by Cliff Ohmart
 
vineyard pest risk
 
Early in my career, academia and years of experience as a research scientist had me convinced that pest-management decision-making should be objective and based on measurable, quantifiable, scientific observations. However, once I became a practicing pest-control advisor (PCA) working with California’s orchard crops and observing other pest-management consultants in action, I saw that pest-management decision-making often wasn’t based on objective, scientific observations.
 

 
The full content of this article is available for subscribers to the print edition of Wines & Vines magazine. Subscribe now and get instant, online access to the full content of Wines & Vines magazine!
 
Currently subscribed users please log in at the top of this page.
 
SEE OTHER EDITIONS OF THIS COLUMN  CURRENT COLUMN ARTICLES »