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Size and Distribution of Market Benefits From Adopting Biotech Crops

by Gregory Price, William Lin, José Falck-Zepeda, and Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo

Technical Bulletin No. (TB-1906) 44 pp, November 2003

This study estimates the size and distribution of benefits from adopting Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton, herbicide-tolerant cotton, and herbicide-tolerant soybeans in 1997. The stakeholders considered are U.S. farmers, U.S. consumers, biotechnology developers, germplasm suppliers, and producers and consumers in the rest of the world.

Keywords: Bt cotton, herbicide-tolerant cotton, herbicide-tolerant soybeans, agricultural biotechnology, market benefits, stakeholders, distribution of benefits

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Last updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012

For more information contact: Gregory Price, William Lin, José Falck-Zepeda, and Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo