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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 ...
A case of resistance: herbicide-tolerant soybeans in Bolivia
The Bolivian National Constitution of 2009 prohibits the commercialization of genetically modified organisms, but the decree permitting the unique event of glyphosate resistance was enacted earlier. Herbicide-tolerant ...
Using multiple data sources to investigate foraging niche partitioning in sympatric obligate avian scavengers
As carrion feeders competing for a limited and ephemeral resource, avian scavengers are ideal model organisms to study mechanisms of niche partitioning. Previous work has focused on observations of species' interactions ...
Spillovers and Crowding Effects in a Mixed Biotech Industry: The Case of Canola
This paper develops empirical models to estimate both interfirm research spillovers and crowding effects in the canola crop research industry. The potential sources of spillover include basic research, human capital/knowledge ...