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Symbiotic Seed Germination and Mycorrhizae of Federally Threatened Platanthera praeclara (Orchidaceae)
(The American Midland Naturalist, 2003)
In vitro culture of mycotrophic leaf-bearing seedlings of federally threatened Platanthera praeclara Sheviak and Bowles, a terrestrial orchid native to the midwestern prairies, is reported for the first time. Symbiotic germination was evaluated to...
Technological Opportunity, Regulatory Uncertainty, and Bt Cotton in Pakistan
(University of Missouri, 2015)
Genetically modified, insect-resistant Bt cotton has been adopted extensively across Pakistan’s cotton-growing regions during the past decade, and prior studies have linked Bt cotton adoption to both reductions in on-farm ...
Bt Cotton Benefits, Costs, and Impacts in China
The overall goal of this research is to reexamine findings of earlier efforts that analyzed the effect of Bt cotton adoption in 1999 with two follow-up surveys conducted in 2000 and 2001. Our survey data on yields and ...
Role of Public and Private Soybean Breeding Programs in the Development of Soybean Varieties Using Biotechnology
Modern biotechnology has and will continue to play a valuable role in public and private soybean breeding programs. Tools provided by biotechnology will not replace soybean breeding in the public and private sectors but ...
Adoption of Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin and Farm Profitability: Does Farm Size Matter?
This article analyzes the adoption and profitability of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) in the United States. Probit model results show that location of the farm, farm size, operator age and education, and other ...