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Cover for Opposition to genetically modified wheat and global food security.

This chapter evaluates the impact of consumer opposition (particularly European opposition) to the adoption of GM food (GM wheat) and to the realization of its benefits in terms of global food security. The chapter (i) develops a conceptual model of consumer acceptance of GM crops; (ii) quantifies...

Author(s)
Haggui, F.; Phillips, P. W. B.; Gray, R. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Research spillovers in the biotech industry: the case of oilseed rape.

This chapter uses firm-specific data from the Canadian oilseed rape industry to examine a number of research spillovers among public and private firms. The effect of 'spill-ins' is examined at the firm level in terms of their impact on research output, sales revenue and a measure of downstream...

Author(s)
Gray, R. S.; Malla, S.; Tran, K. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gains to yield-increasing research in the evolving Canadian canola research industry.

The objective of this chapter is to estimate the returns to yield-increasing Canadian rape research over time (1960-97) as a means of examining whether the changes in the rape research industry have affected the returns to research. The chapter begins by presenting a simple economic model to show...

Author(s)
Gray, R. S.; Malla, S.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter