ADOPTION OF BIOENGINEERED CROPS

Use of crop biotechnology products, such as genetically engineered (GE) crops with input traits for pest management, has risen dramatically since commercial approval in the mid-1990s. This report addresses several of the economic dimensions regarding farmer adoption of bioengineered crops, including herbicidetolerant and insect-resistant varieties. In particular, the report examines: (1) the extent of adoption of bioengineered crops, their diffusion path, and expected adoption rates over the next few years; (2) factors affecting the adoption of bioengineered crops; and (3) farm-level impacts of the adoption of bioengineered crops. Data used in the analysis are mostly from USDA surveys.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/33957
Total Pages:
61
Series Statement:
Agricultural Economic Report Number 810




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