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Cover for The economics of making the switch in technologies.

This chapter outlines a number of characteristics that complicate the integrated pest management (IPM) adoption criteria, and examines government actions for the pragmatic promotion of IPM adoption. Also discussed is the role of agricultural and agri-environmental policy in the adoption of IPM in...

Author(s)
Bailey, A.; Chandler, D.; Grant, W. P.; Greaves, J.; Prince, G.; Tatchell, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935597)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The regulation of biopesticides: an international analysis.

The regulation of biopesticides takes place within a regulatory system that was designed for the regulation of synthetic (chemical) pesticides. Hence, the system has a number of features that did not make it amenable to the registration of biological pesticides and a number of adjustments have had...

Author(s)
Bailey, A.; Chandler, D.; Grant, W. P.; Greaves, J.; Prince, G.; Tatchell, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935597)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy networks, change and innovation.

This chapter considers policy actors in biopesticides and pressures for change in terms of a policy network perspective. It analyses the small size of the policy network and its relative lack of political sophistication and focuses on the notion of 'regulatory innovation'. The particular focus is...

Author(s)
Bailey, A.; Chandler, D.; Grant, W. P.; Greaves, J.; Prince, G.; Tatchell, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935597)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Retail governance.

Retailers are capable of playing an important role in the dissemination of biocontrol products. They enjoy high levels of trust from their customers, who are concerned about residues from synthetic pesticides on fresh produce. By advocating the wider use of biocontrol products by growers, retailers ...

Author(s)
Bailey, A.; Chandler, D.; Grant, W. P.; Greaves, J.; Prince, G.; Tatchell, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935597)
Type
Book chapter