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Technological revolution meets policy and the market: Explaining cross‐national differences in agricultural biotechnology regulation
Thomas Bernauer27
Estimated H-index: 27
(École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne),
Erika Meins1
Estimated H-index: 1
(École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
This paper is now published as:Bernauer, Thomas, Meins, Erika. 2003. Technological Revolution Meets Policy and the Market: Explaining Cross-National Differences in Agricultural Biotechnology Regulation. European Journal of Political Research 42/5:643-683.Please read and cite the published version.The development and marketing of agricultural biotechnology applications has led to controversies over...
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Opportunities for biotechnology and policy regarding mycotoxin issues in international trade
David F. Kendra7
Estimated H-index: 7
(National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research),
Rex B. Dyer5
Estimated H-index: 5
(National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research)
Abstract Despite being introduced more than a decade ago, agricultural biotechnology still remains framed in controversy impacting both the global economy and international regulations. Controversies surrounding agricultural biotechnology produced crops and foods commonly focus on human and environmental safety, intellectual property rights, consumer choice, ethics, food security, poverty reductio...
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The international diffusion of biotechnology: the arrival of developing countries
Jorge Niosi20
Estimated H-index: 20
(Université du Québec à Montréal),
Petr Hanel11
Estimated H-index: 11
(Université de Sherbrooke),
Susan E. Reid10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Bishop's University)
According to conventional economic theory, countries tend to converge in economic and technological terms towards the leader. More recently, empirical approaches by economic historians (Abramovitz, Landes, Madison, Reinert) have found that while some countries are catching up, others are falling increasingly behind. Several theories compete to explain the precise mechanisms that explain how techno...
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Harmonizing the agricultural biotechnology debate for the benefit of African farmers
Segenet Kelemu2
Estimated H-index: 2
George S. Mahuku10
Estimated H-index: 10
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture),
Martin Fregene25
Estimated H-index: 25
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture)
... (6 others)
The intense debate over agricultural biotechnology is at once fascinating, confusing and disappointing. It is complicated by issues of ethical, moral, socio-economic, political, philosophical and scientific import. Its vocal champions exaggerate their claims of biotechnology as saviour of the poor and hungry, while, equally loudly, its opponents declare it as the doomsday devil of agriculture. San...
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The planned introduction of genetically engineered organisms: Ecological considerations and recommendations
1989 in Ecology [IF: 4.81]
James M. Tiedje93
Estimated H-index: 93
(Michigan State University),
Robert K. Colwell60
Estimated H-index: 60
("University of California, Berkeley"),
Yaffa L. Grossman12
Estimated H-index: 12
("University of California, Davis")
... (4 others)
The ecological and evolutionary aspects of planned introductions of transgenic organisms into the environment are considered in this report. The authors support the timely development of environmentally sound products, such as improved agricultural varieties, fertilizers, pest control agents, and microorganisms for waste treatment, through the use of advanced biotechnology within the context of a ...
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A new start: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology re-launches with BioMed Central.
Defa Li25
Estimated H-index: 25
(China Agricultural University)
Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology (JASB) was founded in June 2010, as the first English language journal published in the field of animal science in China. The journal is supported by the Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, a well-respected and established society. Animal science and animal production have been developing rapidly in China over the past 20 years...
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"The i5K initiative: Advancing arthropod genomics for knowledge, human health, agriculture, and the environment"
2013 in Journal of Heredity [IF: 2.43]
Jay D. Evans52
Estimated H-index: 52
(United States Department of Agriculture),
Susan J. Brown41
Estimated H-index: 41
(Kansas State University),
Kevin J. Hackett16
Estimated H-index: 16
(United States Department of Agriculture)
... (6 others)
Insects and their arthropod relatives including mites, spiders, and crustaceans play major roles in the world's terrestrial, aquatic, and marine ecosystems. Arthropods compete with humans for food and transmit devastating diseases. They also comprise the most diverse and successful branch of metazoan evolution, with millions of extant species. Here, we describe an international effort to guide art...
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Nicholas Ozor10
Estimated H-index: 10
("University of Nigeria, Nsukka")
The most critical areas in the world for bringing economic prosperity and stability are the developing countries. Agricultural productivity in these countries must advance more rapidly to meet growing food demands and raise incomes while protecting the environment for future generations. Agricultural biotechnology has the potential to play a large role toward this achievement. Sadly, this opportun...
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"Biotechnology, genetic conservation and sustainable use of bioresources"
Edak A. Uyoh6
Estimated H-index: 6
(University of Calabar),
Ae Nkang2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of Calabar),
Ee Eneobong1
Estimated H-index: 1
The loss of Africa's forests and bioresources is occurring at an alarming rate, a consequence of increasing population pressure, agricultural land degradation, urbanization and neglect. There is a growing recognition worldwide that conservation and sustainable management of bioresources are pressing priorities in the world today. The choice of conservation methods and techniques depend on the obje...
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The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: reconciling trade in biotechnology with environment and development?Modern biotechnology - the controversial manipulation of genes in living organisms - has far-reaching implications for agriculture, human health, trade and the environment. Against the odds, an international treaty governing biosafety and trade in biotechnology was adopted in 2000. The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety of the Convention on Biological Diversity deals with one of the most important an...
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