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Simultaneous Diffusion of Herbicide Resistant Cotton and Conservation Tillage
This study used state-level data from 1997-2002 to econometrically estimate factors explaining the diffusion of two technologies by US cotton producers: herbicide-resistant (HR) cotton seed varieties and conservation ...
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...
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 ...
Impact of Intellectual Property Rights in the Seed Sector on Crop Yield Growth and Social Welfare : A Case Study Approach
A case-study approach is used to track research funding decisions made by the private seed sector. The three cases chosen provide a range of intellectual property protection (IPP) environments, crops, and companies, namely, ...