Evidence for increasing concentration in plant breeding industries in the United States and the European Union

There is evidence of an increase in market concentration and in the importance of private plant breeding in the seed industry following the widespread adoption of Intellectual Property Rights regimes for the industry in the developed world. We use data from the US Patent and Trademark Office, US Plant Variety Protection Office and various European Plant Variety Protection databases to estimate the extent of these changes in the seed corn industry.


Issue Date:
2009
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/48060
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http://purl.umn.edu/48060
Total Pages:
18




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