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000241957 245__ $$aCan Stress Tolerant Variety Help Reduce Rice Yield Loss from Climate Extremes? Evidence from Chinese Rice Farms
000241957 246__ $$aDoes the Adoption of Weather Tolerant Variety Contribute to Reduction in Rice Yield Loss? Panel Data Survey from Chinese Rice Farmers
000241957 260__ $$c2016
000241957 269__ $$a2016
000241957 270__ $$mluckytlq@zju.edu.cn$$pTang,   Liqun
000241957 270__ $$mrunzhou@zju.edu.cn$$pZhou,   Jiehong
000241957 270__ $$mxyu@uni-goettingen.de$$pYu,   Xiaohua
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000241957 336__ $$aConference Paper/ Presentation
000241957 390__ $$aUpdated version for AAEA full paper
000241957 500__ $$aUpdated version for AAEA full paper
000241957 520__ $$aClimate extremes, characterized by droughts and floods, have become one of the major constraints to sustainable improvement of rice productivity. Variety choice, considered as one of the main adaptation measures, could help farmers reduce yield loss resulting from these extremes. Based on a three-year panel survey of 1,080 Chinese rice farms in major rice producing provinces, we study the effect of adopting stress tolerant variety rice as a main adaptation measure against climate extremes. Taking into account the endogeneity of adoption behavior, we employ an endogenous switching regression to separately estimate the treatment effects of adoption for adopters and non-adopters. We find that farmers who adopted the new variety increased yield by 537 kg/ha (about 7%), compared with the counterfactual case of no-adoption. In contrast, the farmers who did not adopt, would increase rice yield by 272 kg/ha (about 4 %) if they adopted, much smaller than the adopters. However, adoption of new variety demands more knowledge, better education, more intensive management, and higher seed costs. As a policy implication, expansion of public extension services could help relax these restrictions.
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000241957 650__ $$aFood Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety
000241957 650__ $$aFood Security and Poverty
000241957 650__ $$aProduction Economics
000241957 6531_ $$aClimate extremes
000241957 6531_ $$arice
000241957 6531_ $$astress tolerant variety
000241957 6531_ $$ayield
000241957 700__ $$aTang, Liqun
000241957 700__ $$aZhou, Jiehong
000241957 700__ $$aYu, Xiaohua
000241957 773__ $$d2016
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