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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
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Science and regulation: assessing the impacts of incomplete institutions and information in the global agricultural biotechnology industry.

This chapter outlines some of the economic, regulatory and social costs of incomplete information in the agricultural biotechnology sector. It first looks at the consumer attitudes towards genetically modified (GM) products. It then presents 2 incomplete and contentious scientific experiments (Dr....

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Estimating the economic effects of GMOs: the importance of policy choices and preferences.

This paper draws on three studies that use existing empirical models of the global economy to examine what the effects of some (non-European) countries adopting genetically modified organisms (GMOs) might be without and then with some policy or consumer preference responses. Specifically, the...

Author(s)
Anderson, K.; Nielsen, C. P.; Robinson, S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter