Economic and Social Issues in Agricultural Biotechnology

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Robert E. Evenson, V. Santaniello, David Zilberman
CABI, Jul 1, 2002 - Science - 448 pages
There are currently many controversial socioeconomic issues concerned with the development and implementation of agricultural biotechnology. This book presents selected revised and edited papers from the fourth and fifth meetings of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, held in Italy in 2000 and 2001.
 

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Contents

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND TECHNOLOGICAL EXCHANGE
2
Farmers Rights and Intellectual Property Rights Reconciling
61
PUBLICPRIVATE ISSUES
93
Mergers and Intellectual Property in Agricultural Biotechnology
119
THE ROLE OF METHODS
159
The Impact of Genetic Use Restriction Technologies on Developing
181
Managing Proprietary Technology in Agricultural Research
193
Is Markerassisted Selection Costeffective Compared with Conventional
203
Institutions and Institutional Capacity for Biotechnology
269
Social And Economic Impact Ex Ante Evaluation
287
Intellectual Property Protection and the International Marketing
309
E Pray Department of Agricultural Food and Resource Economics Rutgers University
317
Efficiency Effects of Bt Cotton Adoption by Smallholders
325
Income and Employment Effects of Transgenic Herbicideresistant Cassava
351
INTERNATIONAL MODELS
359
Index
409

DEVELOPING COUNTRY BIOTECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE
237
Value of Engineered Virus Resistance in Crop Plants
251

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