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Main Title Natural Enemy Risk Assessment (NERISK) (for Microcomputers).
CORP Author Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Publisher 21 Aug 91
Year Published 1991
Report Number EPA/SW/DK-92/018;
Stock Number PB92-500446
Additional Subjects Models-Simulation ; Software ; Pesticides ; Risk assessment ; Pest control ; Diskettes ; Expert systems ; Agriculture ; Information transfer ; Computerized simulation ; Natural Enemy Risk Assessment System ; NERISK system
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB92-500446 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 6 diskettes
Abstract Natural Enemy Risk Assessment (NERISK) is a computer-aided decision-support system designed to assist the user in examining the potential risks of pesticides to arthropod natural enemies (i.e., predators and parasitoids) in agricultural systems. It is a tool that helps to organize, store, and recall large amounts of information and make it readily available to even novice users. It is also a mechanism to integrate diverse information sources, particularly databases, simulation models, and expert opinions, and to provide quantitative estimates of pesticide risk based on these sources. NERISK is based on a 'shell' expert system called RECOG, and was designed and developed by a team workers at Oregon State University (Messing et al, 1989).
Supplementary Notes System: IBM PC/XT, AT or compatibles; PC DOS 3.30 operating system, 640K. Language: Pascal. A Math co-processor chip and EGA color monitor are useful in operating the simulation model, but are not necessary to run the program. See also PB91-591330 and PB91-591331.
Availability Notes The software is on six, 5 1/4 inch diskettes, 1.2M high density. File format: ASCII. Documentation included; may be ordered separately as PB92-114990.
NTIS Title Notes Model-Simulation.
Category Codes 57P#; 98C; 68E
NTIS Prices CP D06
Primary Description 600/02
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 202429256
Origin NTIS
Type CAT