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Cover for Governing innovative science: challenges facing the commercialization of plant-made pharmaceuticals.

This chapter raises issues associated with gene flow in the case of plant-made pharmaceuticals (PMPs). Following an overview of the importance of PMPs, recent developments in this field and the possible environmental concerns are discussed. Recent developments include: plants with engineered...

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Khachatourians, G. G.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Commercialized products of biotechnology and trade pattern effects.

This chapter compares trade patterns for Canada and the USA in oilseed rape, maize, and soyabeans by specifically examining the value of exports in these products. Data have been gathered from the 1990-96 period, prior to the commercialization of GM crops. This is compared with the...

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Davey, K. A.
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
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Property rights and regulations for transgenic crops in North America.

Regulations affecting marketing rights for transgenic crops are reviewed. Both Canada and the USA restrict field trials and selling of transgenic crops. The property rights situation for conventional pesticides in the USA is explained to demonstrate how rights could evolve for the 'plant pesticide' ...

Author(s)
Carlson, G.; Marra, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property rights, Canola and public research in Canada.

Following an introduction sections cover: the rationale for public investment in agrifood research; the characteristics of innovation; intellectual property rights regimes; the evolving role of the public sector; and conclusions. Particular reference is made to rapeseed varietal development by the...

Author(s)
Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter

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