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Adoption and diffusion of agrobiotechnologies in the US cotton production
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004)
The study examines the farm level adoption and county level diffusion of three cotton biotechnologies in the US: insect resistant (Bollgard®), herbicide tolerance (Roundup Ready®), and stacked trait (Bollgard® & Roundup ...
Three essays on the potential economic impacts of biotech crops in the presence of asynchronous regulatory approval
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Since their commercial introduction in 1996, genetically modified (GM) crops have been quickly adopted world wide, but some GM crops/varieties have not received regulatory approval for use in some importing countries, ...
The economic and performance impact of technology adoption
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
Since first commercialized in 1996, biotech corn has experienced rapid adoption. By 2010 over 75% of the corn planted area in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, and the Philippines was planted with ...
Program attributes that impact a farmer's willingness-to-accept participation in a high oleic soybean (hos) segregation program: a choice experiment
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
HOS need to be segregated from commodity grain at the farm and through the rest of the food chain so that high oleic soybeans and oils do not get commingled with their bulk counterpart. Production on farm is typically ...
Three essays on location aspects in biotechnology entrepreneurship
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Mainly due to the potential of knowledge spillovers facilitated by spatial proximity biotechnology firms may benefit from the spatial collocation of similar firms so that they increase their venture capital funds. Essay 1 ...
Three essays on the competitiveness of the US corn seed industry
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation provides an analysis of various aspects of the competitivity of the US corn seed industry. In the first essay I develop a price depend ...
The impact of external knowledge on patent production among SBIR winners
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
This paper provides empirical evidence related to the factors which allow SBIR winner firms to be more innovative. The analysis is carried out by investigating the influence of firm-specific characteristics, together with ...
A Study of Innovation and Patenting in the Life Sciences
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)