Is it Cost Effective to Segregate Canola in WA?
AbstractIf genetically modified (GM) canola varieties are to be released for commercial cultivation in Australia, the Australian canola supply chain would have to consider segregation options if it wishes to continue marketing non-GM canola and comply with worldwide labelling requirements. The feasibility of segregation and cost effectiveness of three possible segregation methods is investigated in this paper. In considering each of these methods the increase in total grain handling cost due to segregation is expected to be between 5 and 9 per cent. Such an increase is comparable with segregation costs reported in Canadian literature.
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WA; Western Australia; genetically modified canola; GM; non-GM canola; segregation options; total grain handling cost; Agribusiness; Crop Production/Industries; Farm Management; International Relations/Trade; Production Economics; Productivity Analysis; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies; ISSN 1442-6951;
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