Agricultural Biodiversity and Biotechnology in Economic Development

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ISBN: 978-0-387-25407-4 (Print) 978-0-387-25409-8 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Overview and Key Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Intoduction~ Agricultural Biodiversity and Biotechnology:

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      Pages 15-37

      Major Processes Shaping the Evolution of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Biodiversity

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      Pages 39-59

      Private Research and Public Goods: Implications of Biotechnology for Biodiversity

  2. Genetic Resources and Biodiversity: Economic Valuation and Conservation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-78

      The Economic Value of Genetic Diversity for Crop Improvement: Theory and Application

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      Pages 79-101

      Managing Crop Biological Diversity on Farms

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      Pages 103-125

      In Situ Conservation: Methods and Costs

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      Pages 127-145

      Understanding the Factors Driving on Farm Crop Genetic Diversity: Empirical Evidence from Mexico

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      Pages 147-174

      Costs of Conservation: National and International Roles

  3. Distributional Issues in the Management of Plant Genetic Resources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-195

      The Sharing of Benefits from the Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

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      Pages 197-214

      Economic Criteria for the Multilateral Distribution of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation Funds

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      Pages 215-231

      Modeling the impacts of Bargaining Power in the Multilateral Distribution of Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation Funds

  4. Biotechnology: Concepts, Values, and Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 233-233

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      Pages 235-250

      Agricultural Biotechnology: Concepts, Evolution, and Applications

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      Pages 251-281

      The Potential of Biotechnology to Promote Agricultural Development and Food Security

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      Pages 283-307

      Impact of Biotechnology on Crop Genetic Diversity

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      Pages 309-328

      Establishing Effective Intellectual Property Rights And Reducing Barriers To Entry In Canadian Agricultural Biotechnology Research

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      Pages 329-357

      Adoption of Biotechnology in Developing Countries

  5. Biodiversity, Biotechnology, and Development: Policy Implications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 359-359

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      Pages 361-386

      Technological Change in Agriculture and Poverty Reduction: The Potential Role of Biotechnology

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      Pages 387-403

      Towards an Intellectual Property Clearinghouse for Agricultural Biotechnology

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      Pages 405-429

      Policies to Promote the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity

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      Pages 445-455

      International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Other International Agreements on Plant Genetic Resources and Related Biotechnologies

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