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Estimating Farm-Level Effects Of Adopting Biotechnology

  • Lin, William W.
  • Price, Gregory K.
  • Fernandez-Cornejo, Jorge
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    This study estimates farm-level effects of adopting 1997 herbicide-tolerant soybeans, Bt cotton, and herbicide-tolerant cotton and compares results obtained from various data sources. While adopters' yields are generally higher and pest control costs lower than those of nonadopters, considerable differences exist in farm-level effects across data sources and production regions.

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    Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL with number 20484.

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    Date of creation: 2001
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea01:20484
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    1. Jose B. Falck-Zepeda & Greg Traxler & Robert G. Nelson, 2000. "Rent creation and distribution from biotechnology innovations: The case of bt cotton and Herbicide-Tolerant soybeans in 1997," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(1), pages 21-32.
    2. Moschini, GianCarlo & Lapan, Harvey E. & Sobolevsky, Andrei, 2000. "Roundup Ready Soybeans and Welfare Effects in the Soybean Complex," Staff General Research Papers 1799, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
    3. Fernandez-Cornejo, Jorge & McBride, William D., 2000. "Genetically Engineered Crops For Pest Management In U.S. Agriculture," Agricultural Economics Reports 33931, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
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