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Agricultural biotechnology: an economic perspective

by Caswell, M.F; Fuglie, K.O; Klotz, C.A; Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. (EUA) .
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall number: A50 B356a Publisher: Washington, D.C. (EUA): 1994Description: 52 p.Summary: The development of agricultural biotechnology offers the opportunity to increase crop production, lower farming costs, improve food quality ans safety, and enhance envirnmental quality. This report describes the economic, scientific and social, factos that will influence the future of biotechnology in agriculture. The supply of biotechnology innovations and products will be affected by public policies and by expectaions of producer and consumer demand for the products. The demand for biotechnology by farmers and food processors in derived from expected profitability of using the technology as an input to production. Ultimately, the use of biotecnology in the farm sector will depend on consumer demand for the biotechnology-derived agricultural productSubject(s): APLICACION DE BIOTECNOLOGIA | BIOTECNOLOGIA AGRICOLA | PRODUCTORES | CONSUMIDORES | DEMANDA | PRODUCTOS AGRICOLAS
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Bib. p. 44-52; Sum. (En)

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