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Cover for Brazil.

In this chapter, the results of a study on the production impacts of crop genetic improvement in Brazil, focusing on wheat, rice, maize, beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), potato, soyabean and cotton.

Author(s)
Avila, A. F. D.; Evenson, R. E.; Silva, S. de; Almeida, F. A. de
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
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
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Cover for Agricultural biotech R&D structure: cyclical or not?

This chapter presents the application of the model of cyclical behaviour of transgenic plant research and development in US maize, cotton and soyabean. The testable hypothesis is given.

Author(s)
Oehmke, J. F.; Wolf, C. A.; Raper, K. C.; Naseem, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Segmentation of GMO and non-GMO soybean markets under identity preservation costs and government price supports.

This chapter examines the conditions under which price premiums for transgenic soyabean (GMO soyabean) in US markets exist, and obtains empirical estimates of the economic implications of introducing GMO soyabeans in the US market.

Author(s)
Schmitz, T. G.; Moss, C. B.; Schmitz, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for EU traceability and the US soybean sector.

This chapter investigates the potential cost of complying with the proposed European Union (EU) traceability requirements as they pertain to transgenic soyabean. The topics discussed include: EU labelling and traceability regulations; assessing the costs of traceability; adaptation and cost...

Author(s)
Price, G. K.; Kuchler, F.; Krissoff, B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Segregation of non-biotech maize and soybeans: who bears the cost?

This chapter focuses on the economics of segregating US non-transgenic maize and soyabeans for shipments to Japan, the primary non-transgenic export market for US grains and oilseeds, as a case study. The chapter objectives include: to ascertain or estimate price premiums that buyers in both the US ...

Author(s)
Lin, W.; Johnson, D. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology on international trade, consumers, and producers: the case of maize and soybeans in the USA.

This chapter describes the identification and quantification of the economic impact of biotechnology adoption in US maize and soyabean production on the prices, production, consumption and international trade levels. A partial equilibrium, aggregate-level, international trade model of 3 countries...

Author(s)
Barkley, A. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Do agricultural commodity prices respond to GMO bans?

This paper assesses the significance of bans imposed by major food companies against bioengineered commodities by investigating the response of commodity prices to such bans. A minimal negative impact of ban announcements on soyabean prices was observed. It is concluded that the market quickly...

Author(s)
Parcell, J. L.; Kalaitzandonakes, N. G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Determinants of GMO use: a survey of Iowa maize-soybean farmers' acreage allocation.

This chapter examines 3 aspects of adoption of genetically modified (GM) maize and soyabean by farmers in Iowa, USA. First, it examines Iowa farmers' planting intentions for 2000 and identifies 4 distinct groups (GM users, conventional, disadopters, and new adopters). Second, it shows that early...

Author(s)
Alexander, C.; Fernandez-Cornejo, J.; Goodhue, R. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Estimating adoption of GMO soybeans and maize: a case study of Ohio, USA.

This chapter takes a specific look at Ohio's adoption of genetically modified (GM) soyabeans and maize. A survey of Ohio farmers (n=130) regarding use of GM crops was conducted in May 2000. Data on attitudes and beliefs concerning GM crop adoption were collected, and GM crop acreage in Ohio was...

Author(s)
Darr, D. A.; Chern, W. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter

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