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Cover for Study design and scope.

This chapter provides an overview of the impact of international research on crop genetic improvement in developing countries.

Author(s)
Evenson, R. E.; Gollin, D.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Intellectual property strategy in the context of inter-organizational relations: the case of international agricultural research.

This chapter demonstrates the complexity of the intellectual property (IP) strategy. Using the structure of inter-organizational relations, the IP strategies of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research are discussed. The core content of the chapter is methodological and has a...

Author(s)
Binenbaum, E.; Pardey, P. G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing proprietary technology in agricultural research.

Significant events have occurred in the past decade that affect the use and exchange of genetic resources and the management of intellectual property, including the establishment of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1993 and the conclusion of the Agreement on Trade Related Intellectual...

Author(s)
Komen, J.; Cohen, J. I.; Falconi, C.; Salazar, S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International crop breeding in a world of proprietary technology.

Background to the changes in the international research environment brought by advances in biotechnology including production of transgenic crops and changes in intellectual property rights is presented. Concerns regarding these changes amongst different participants in crop breeding are outlined....

Author(s)
Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparing allocation of resources in public and private research.

The efficiency of public and private research for the management of a given research activity in agriculture is compared. Following an introduction sections cover; the static criteria based on the non-rivalry and the appropriation properties; and the dynamic criteria based on the accumulation and...

Author(s)
Lemarié, S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology inventions: what can we learn from patents?

Several characteristics of patents in the biotechnology field are explored, comparing and contrasting them to patents in other fields of research. The differences described may predict the direction and intensity of future of biotechnology patent applications. Particular reference is made to the...

Author(s)
Johnson, D. K. N.; Santaniello, V
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social and economic impact <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex ante</i> evaluation of Embrapa's biotechnology research products.

Brazil is one of the developing countries that made significant progress in biotechnology during recent years. The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária - Embrapa), affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture, state research institutes and...

Author(s)
Avila, A. F. D.; Quirino, T. R.; Contini, E.; Rech Filho, E. L.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter

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