Plant Disease Incursion Management

  • Lisa Elliston
  • Ray Hinde
  • Alasebu Yainshet
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3415)


An incursion management model was developed to estimate the regional economy effects of a potential exotic pest or disease incursion in the agricultural sector. By developing an agent based spatial model that integrates the biophysical aspects of the disease incursion with the agricultural production system and the wider regional economy the model can be used to analyze the effectiveness and economic implications of alternative management strategies for a range of different incursion scenarios. A case study application of the model investigates the impact of a potential incursion of Karnal bunt in wheat in a valuable agricultural producing region of Australia.


Planning Horizon Social Dilemma Neighboring Property Case Study Region Karnal Bunt 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa Elliston
    • 1
  • Ray Hinde
    • 1
  • Alasebu Yainshet
    • 1
  1. 1.Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsCanberraAustralia

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