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Cover for Smallholders, transgenic varieties, and production efficiency: the case of cotton farmers in China.

The overall goal of this study is to measure the impact that genetically modified cotton varieties have had on the production efficiency of smallholders in farming communities in China. We also find that the adoption of Bt cotton varieties leads to a significant decrease in the use of pesticides....

Author(s)
Huang JiKun; Hu RuiFa; Rozelle, S.; Qiao, F. B.; Pray, C. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of investments in agricultural research on total factor productivity in China.

This chapter presents a framework for studying the effect of national and international investments (which include the flow of germplasm between the international agricultural research centres and China's national agricultural research system) on research and extension in China, focusing on rice,...

Author(s)
Rozelle, S.; Jin, S.; Huang, J.; Hu, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter