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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ex ante</i> welfare effects of agricultural biotechnology in the European Union: the case of transgenic herbicide tolerant sugarbeet.

This chapter analyses the ex ante welfare effects of the adoption of herbicide tolerant sugarbeet in the sugar industry using a model. The geographical distribution of production and trade of sugar is analysed. A welfare framework shaped to the European sugar sector to assess the size and...

Author(s)
Demont, M.; Tollens, E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Income and employment effects of transgenic herbicide-resistant cassava in Colombia: a preliminary simulation.

This study assesses the potential economic benefits of three strategies for improving cassava productivity in Colombia: transgenic herbicide-resistance; improved yield potential through conventional breeding; and mechanization of cassava planting and harvesting. An economic model based on surplus...

Author(s)
Pachico, D.; Escobar, Z.; Rivas, L.; Gottret, V.; Perez, S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case study in benefits and risks of agricultural biotechnology: Roundup Ready soybeans.

This case study describes the US regulatory process governing agricultural biotechnology and traces the approval of Roundup Ready soyabeans (with transgenic tolerance of the herbicide glyphosate), summarizing the information that was submitted to US regulatory agencies by Monsanto. Estimates of the ...

Author(s)
Carpenter, J. E.; Gianessi, L. P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter