Economic Issues in Agricultural Biotechnology
by Robbin Shoemaker, Joy Harwood, Kelly Day-Rubenstein
, Terri Dunahay, Paul Heisey
, Linwood Hoffman
, Cassandra Klotz-Ingram, William Lin, Lorraine Mitchell
, William McBride
, and Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo
Agriculture Information Bulletin No. (AIB-762) 59 pp, March 2001
This report analyzes the economic aspects of several key areas--agricultural research policy, industry structure, production and marketing, consumer issues, and future world food demand--where agricultural biotechnology is dramatically affecting the public policy agenda.
Keywords: Biotechnology, economics, adoption, patents, research policy, markets, market segregation, identity preservation
In this publication...
Abstract, Contents, Summary, Pdf file 60 kb
Introduction, Pdf file 27 kb
Important Changes in the Agricultural Input Industry, Pdf file 45 kb
Forces Driving Changes in the Agricultural Input Industry--Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, Pdf file 95 kb
Farm-Level Effects of Adopting Genetically Engineered Crops--Preliminary Evidence from the U.S. Experience, Pdf file 66 kb
Enhanced Output Traits and Market Coordination, Pdf file 73 kb
Implications of Testing and Segregating Nonbiotech Crops for Grain Grades and Standards, Pdf file 64 kb
Consumer Acceptance, Pdf file 69 kb
Public and Private Agricultural Research, Pdf file 132 kb
Meeting World Food Demand--The Role of Biotechnology, Pdf file 73 kb
Conclusion, Pdf file 13 kb
Entire Report, Pdf file 1,631 kb
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