Title: Adoption And Socioeconomic Impact Of GM Cotton Worlwide
Citation: Evaluación del impacto de la reforma del algodón en España - Assessment of the Impact of the New Cotton Reform in Spain, ISBN: 978-84-612-3171-3 p. 46-53
Publisher: Instituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera (IFAPA). Consejería de Agricultura y Pesca. Junta de Andalucía
Publication Year: 2008
JRC N°: JRC38249
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC38249
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: Cotton is a very important industrial crop for many countries in the world. This fact has made cotton on of the main objectives of traditiona genetic improvement, and, in recent years, of biotechnology. This paper describes the global adoption of genetically modified (GM) cotton and reviews the existing relevant scientific literature on the economic performance of GM cotton in comparision with conventional varieties. The particular case of the EU regarding a potential uptake of GM cotton is overviewed.
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation

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