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Mechanized agriculture : machine adoption, farm size, and labor displacement
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2015)
Mechanization in such countries as the United States and Canada has dramatically reshaped the agricultural landscape since the time of early settlement. The introduction of new technologies -- such as the mechanical tomato harvester, grain combines...
Effects of Weed-Resistance Concerns and Resistance-Management Practices on the Value of Roundup Ready[trademark] Crops
This study estimates grower benefits of Roundup-Ready[trademark] (RR) weed management programs and how weed-resistance concerns and resistance-management practices affect those benefits. Direct survey methods were used to ...
Global Impact of Biotech Crops : Environmental Effects, 1996-2008
This article updates the assessment of the impact commercialized agricultural biotechnology is having on global agriculture from an environmental perspective. It focuses on the impact of changes in pesticide use and greenhouse gas emissions arising...
GIMI 2 : A Tool for Fast Estimation and Prediction of GMO Maize Contents in Real Coexistence Situations
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2014)
with those obtained experimentally both in small and large fields. To facilitate application of the new index in real agricultural field conditions, we developed the GIMI 2 software. It calculates the GM contents of conventional fields in an interactive...
The impact of corn rootworm protected biotechnology traits in the United States
Recently, one type of corn rootworm has developed resistance to a single strain of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) that is genetically engineered into corn seed. This resistance development has occurred in small, localized ...