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Resistance management and sustainable use of agricultural biotechnology
While crop biotechnologies deployed worldwide with herbicide-resistant (HR) or insect-resistant (IR) traits have provided significant economic and environmental benefits, these benefits are threatened by the evolution of ...
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 ...
Perceived Consequences of Herbicide-Tolerant and Insect-Resistant Crops on Integrated Pest Management Strategies in the Western United States : Results of an Online Survey
We conducted an online survey to assess the potential effects of herbicide-tolerant (HT) and insect-resistant (IR) crops on integrated pest management (IPM) practices in the Western United States For HT crops, participants ...
An Ex Ante Analysis of the Benefits from the Adoption of Corn Rootworm Resistant Transgenic Corn Technology
If a new corn rootworm resistant transgenic corn technology had been adopted on all of the United States acres treated for corn rootworm in the year 2000, the total benefits in that year alone would have been $460 million: ...
Multi-scale synthesis of historical fire regimes along the south-central US prairie-forest border
Background: Along the prairie-forest border in the south-central USA exists one of the most extensive areas of uncut forest in the nation ([greater than]323 750 hectares), providing unique potential for developing multi-century ...