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Priority setting in agricultural biotechnology research

T. Braunschweig

Priority setting in agricultural biotechnology research

supporting public decisions in developing countries with the analytic hierarchy process

by T. Braunschweig

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Published by International Service for National Agricultural Research in The Hague, Netherlands .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries,
  • Chile.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural biotechnology -- Research.,
    • Agricultural biotechnology -- Developing countries -- Decision making.,
    • Agricultural biotechnology -- Research -- Chile.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT. Braunschweig.
      SeriesISNAR research report,, no. 16, Research report (International Service for National Agricultural Research) ;, no. 16.
      ContributionsInternational Service for National Agricultural Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS494.5.B563 B72 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3988006M
      ISBN 109291180521
      LC Control Number2001319089
      OCLC/WorldCa45175826

      Plant biotechnology is a set of techniques used to adapt plants for specific needs or opportunities. Situations that combine multiple needs and opportunities are common. For example, a single crop may be required to provide sustainable food and healthful nutrition, protection of the environment, and opportunities for jobs and income.   Genetically engineered (GE) seed varieties were commercially introduced in the United States in Adoption rates for these crops increased rapidly in the years that followed. Currently, over 90 percent of U.S. corn, upland cotton, soybeans, canola, and sugarbeets are produced using GE varieties. ERS conducts research on a number of agricultural biotechnology issues, which are .

      food security objectives and farmers’ current demands for specific traits and crops have been incorporated into priority settings for investments in agricultural biotechnology research China is targeting its GMO products, such as grain, cotton and oil crops, at the domestic market. Bt cistrons are available and proved safe as a bio-pesticide and allows the development of works biotechnology for agricultural biotechnology. Efficient usage of farming area: The betterment of harvests by agricultural biotechnology creates the advantage of using less land for farming which in bend reduces eroding (Mannion, A. M., ) and.

      A decline in the incremental returns to agricultural research would impose a higher priority on efficiency in the organization of research and on the allocation of research resources. A reorientation of agricultural research will be necessary to realize the opportunities for technical change being opened up by advances in microbiology and.   Agricultural Biotechnology (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment) 1st Edition by Arie Altman (Author) ISBN ISBN with some 3, citations in totalwill clearly be a valuable reference book for libraries and active research workers. ".


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and knowledge about agricultural organisms, processes, and ecosystems, opportunities will emerge to produce new and improved agricultural products in an environmentally sound manner.

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