International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR)

Papers 2003
 

REGULATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY SECTOR
 

Tree Biotech Regulatory and Economic Issues
Roger A. Sedjo, Resources for the future, Washington DC

ENVIRONMENTAL RISK AND THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE: A BAYESIAN VIEW APPLIED TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS
Iulie Aslaksen, Statistics Norway
Bent Natvig, Department of Mathematics
Inger Nordal, Department of Botany,
University of Oslo, Norway.

IDENTITY PRESERVED WHEAT MARKETING: AN IMPLICATION FOR NON-BIOTECH WHEAT EXPORTS
Shida Rastegari Henneberry
Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA

REGULATING AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IN INTERNATIONAL LAW
Hossein  Esmaeili
School of Law,
University of New England,
Armidale, Australia

BIOTECHNOLOGY, TRIPS AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
James D. Gaisford
Department of Economics,
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jill E. Hobbs and William A. Kerr

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

‘RISK ASSESSMENT IN ACTION’ - REVIEWING THE PRACTICE OF TOXICOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF GMO PRODUCTS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
Armin Spoek and Sandra Karner
Inter-University Research Center for Technology, Work and Culture Graz
Helmut Gaugitsch
Federal Environment Agency, Vienna
Heinz Hofer,
Austrian Research Centres Seibersdorf
Karin Kienzl-Plochberger, Petra Lehner
free-lance researcher Vienna
Susanne Stirn
Department of Immunopathology, Vienna
Rudolf Valenta,
BIOGUM, Hamburg 

TRANSGENIC CROP RISK
ASSESSMENT POLICIES:
AN INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON

Douglas Pachico
CIAT: International Center for Tropical Agricultural,
Cali, Colombia

THE REACH OF PATENT LAW AND INSTITUTIONAL COMPETENCE
Richard Gold
Faculty of Law, McGill Universit,
Montreal, Canada

THE LABELLING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED PRODUCTS IN A GLOBAL TRADING ENVIRONMENT
Stefania Scandizzo, Studi Economici, Corporaciòn Andina de Fomento

PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATION AND RESTRUCTURING OF AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS: NON-GM AND SPECIALTY CORN AND SOYBEAN CROPS IN IOWA
John A. Miranowski, Helen H. Jensen,
and Ariun Is
hdorj,
Iowa State University, Iowa, USA

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND U.S. BILATERAL EXPORTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY RELATED AGRICULTURAL INPUT
Suzanne L. W. Wisniewski,
Applied Economics,
University of Minnesota, USA

SHAPING PATENT RIGHTS FOR PLANT INNOVATION
Mark D. Janis
University of Iowa College of Law,
Jay P. Kesan
University of Illinois College of Law,
Illinois, USA

THE REGULATION OF ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY: AT THE CROSSROADS OF LAW AND ETHICS
Lyne Létourneau
 Research Centre on Reproductive Biology
Laval University,
Sainte-Foy, Québec

A SEARCH FOR NEW MODELS OF REGULATION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS
Peter W.B. Phillips
Managing Knowledge-based Agri-foo
Development, University of Saskatchewan,
 Canada , USA

THE LIABILITIES FROM REGULATING GENE FLOW IN PLANT MADE PHARMACEUTICALS
Stuart Smyth, George Khachatourians
and Peter W.B. Phillips
University of Saskatchewan, CA

THE CHALLENGE OF CREATING, PROTECTING AND EXPLOITING NETWORKED KNOWLEDGE
Peter W.B. Phillips
Managing Knowledge-based Agri-food Development,
University of Saskatchewan,
Canada , USA

BIOTECHNOLOGY, BIOSAFETY AND REGULATORY COSTS
José Falck Zepeda, Joel Cohen and John Komen, International Service for National Agricultural Research, The Hague, The Netherlands

THE LABELING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED PRODUCTS IN A GLOBAL TRADING ENVIRONMENT
Stefania Scandizzo
Studi Economici,
Corporación Andina de Fomento

BIOTECHNOLOGY, BIOSAFETY AND REGULATORY COSTS
José Falck Zepeda, Joel Cohen,  John Komen
International Service for National Agricultural Research,
The Hague, The Netherlands

LABELING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS: DOES IT REALLY PROVIDE CONSUMER CHOICE?
Colin A. Carter, Y. Hossein Farzin
and Guillaume P. Gruere
Dept of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Davis, CA

PRIVATIZED PROVISION OF ESSENTIAL PLANT BREEDING INFRASTRUCTURE
Bob Lindner, Canola Breeders Western Australia

THE FARMER'S VALUE OF TRANSGENIC CROPS UNDER EX ANTE REGULATION AND EX POST LIABILITY
Wesseler Justus, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands


NEW PRODUCTS

CYNARA CARDUNCULUS L. AS A BIOMASS CROP FOR MEDITERRANEAN ENVIRONMENT: YIELDS AND APPLICATIONS
Raccuia S.A., Melilli M.G.,
Cavallaro V., Tringali S.
Istituto per i Sistemi Agricoli
e Forestali del Mediterraneo,
 CNR, Catania, Italy.
 

POTENTIAL FOR AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY TO DEVELOP SUSTAINABLE P FERTILIZER SYSTEMS: GENETIC RESOURCES AWAIT A PUBLIC POLICY TO ENCOURAGE RESTRUCTURING OF THE EXISTING CHEMICAL FERTILIZER INDUSTRY
Alan H. Goldstein
Biomedical Materials
Engineering Science Program,
Alfred University, N.Y., USA

TRANSGENIC PLANTS FOR PRODUCING VACCINE ANTIGENS: AN ECONOMICAL ALTERNATIVE
Rigano M.M, Alvarez M.L.,
Pinkhasov J., Arntzen C.J. and Walmsley A. M.
Department of Plant Biology,
Arizona State University,
Tempe, Arizona
Sala F.,
Department of Biology,
University of Milan,
Milan, Italy


PUBLIC PERCEPTION


STAKEHOLDER ATTITUDES TOWARDS AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES – POLITICAL POLARIZATION AS A RESULT OF THE PRIVATE MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC TRUST
Philipp Aerni
ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland

THE STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION OF PUBLIC POLICY TOWARD AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Anasuya  Chattopadhyay
Theodore M. Horbulyk
Department of Economics,
University of Calgary,
Alberta, Canada

PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD AN INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON
William K. Hallman, Adesoji O. Adeleja, Brain Schilling, Ferdaus Hossain, Benjamin Onyango, Helen Aquino
Food Biotechnology Program,
 Food Policy Institute Rutgers,
The State University of New Jersey,
 New Brunswick, NJ


BIOTECHNOLOGY AND
GOVERNANCE:
CAN”THINK TANKS” BE OF HELP?

Knut Erik Solem
Galina Gaivoronskaia
Department of Political Science and Sociology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

IMPACT OF QUALITY ASSURANCE AND SCIENCE ON FOOD MARKET
R.I. Zalewski and E. Skawińska
Quality Management
University of Poznaniu, Poland


ENVIRONMENT
 

PRODUCTION EXTERNALITIES IN CONTEMPORARY AGRICULTURE: PROCESS VERSUS PRODUCT STANDARDS AS THE BASIS FOR “ORGANIC”
B. James Deaton
Institute for Food and Agricultural Standards

John P. Hoehn
Department of Agricultural Economics
Michigan State University

BT COTTON, PESTICIDE USE, AND RESISTANCE DEVELOPMENT IN ARGENTINA
Matin Qaim
Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn,  Bonn, Germany.
Alain de Janvry
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California
Berkeley, , USA

LIFE-CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS ASSOCIATED WITH HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SUGAR BEET IN EUROPE
Richard Bennett
Department of Agricultural and Food Economics, The University of Reading, UK
Peter Carruthers, Peter Grey and Alison Strange Centre for Agricultural Strategy,
The University of Reading, UK
Richard Phipps
Department of Agriculture,
The University of Reading, UK

PESTICIDE OVERUSE AND BT COTTON – EVIDENCE FROM SOUTH AFRICA
Bha
vani Shankar
Department of Agricultural & Food Economics, University of Reading, UK
Colin Thirtle
Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Imperial College of Science,
 London, UK

ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY CROP PROTECTION IN GM HERBICIDE-TOLERANT SUGAR BEET
A. M. Dewar, L. A. Haylock,
 B.H. Garner, R.J.N.Sands,
P. Baker, M.J. Walker & M.J.May
Broom’s Barn Research Station,
Higham Bury St. Edmunds, UK

GM CROP MANAGEMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT
John D. Pidgeon, Alan M. Dewar, Mike J. May, Lisa A. Haylock, Gillian T. Champion, Beulah H. Garner, Richard J. Sands, Aiming Qi, Broom’s Barn Research Station, Higham, Suffolk, UK Ian P. Woiwod Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, UK
 

HOW FOODS DERIVED FROM GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS ARE TESTED FOR SAFETY
A. Cockburn - F. Tencalla, Monsanto Europe

THE BILLION DOLLAR BUG: A NEW, TRANSENIC SOLUTION FOR MAIZE GROWERS
Glick, Monsanto
 


INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION

 

PRICE DISCRIMINATION AND ACCESS TO IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY IN A PRIVATIZED WORLD
Albert Acquaye and Greg Traxler
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

Auburn University,  USA

UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY RELATIONSHIPS AND THE PUBLIC GOOD: FRAMING THE ISSUES IN AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
David E. Ervin
Environmental Sciences and Resources Program, Portland State University, OR
Terri L. Lomax
Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, OR
Michael Rodemeyer
Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology,
OR,
USA

FUTURE PIPELINE OF GMOS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
Klaus Menrad and Martina Menrad
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems
and Innovation Research, Karlsruhe, Germany

THE CALIFORNIA SEED INDUSTRY: ORGANIZATION, ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE, AND THE STRUCTURE OF R&D
Matt A. Andersen and Leslie. J. Butler
 Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California-Davis, CA

SYNERGIES OR TRADEOFFS IN UNIVERSITY LIFE SCIENCES RESEARCH
Jeremy D. Foltz and Bradford L. Barham
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kwansoo Kim
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Seoul National University,
USA

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO THE EMERGENCE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY FIRMS IN BRAZIL
Maria da Graca Fonseca, Instituto def Economia - UFRJ Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, R. J
Josè Maria da Silveira, Instituto def Economia, University of Campinas. Sao Paulo
Maria Esther dal Poz, IG UNICAMP

BIOTECHNOLOGY, MARKET FAILURES AND DYNAMIC UNCERTAINTY
Odin K. Knudsen
World Bank
Pasquale L. Scandizzo
Tor Vergata University, Rome

TECHNOLOGICAL. FINANCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO THE UPHOLD OF BIOTECHNOLOGY FIRMS IN BRAZIL
Maria da Graça Fonseca
Instituto def Economia-
UFRJ  Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
José Maria da Silveira
Instituto def Economia, University of Campinas Sâo Paulo
Maria Esther dal Poz
IG UNICAMP, SP

RESTRICTED MONOPOLY R&D PRICING: UNCERTAINTY, IRREVERSIBILITY, AND NON-MARKET EFFECTS
Robert D. Weaver
Agricultural Economics Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Justus Wesseler
Env
ironmental Economics and Natural Resources, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
 

WHO DO CONSUMERS TRUST FOR INFORMATION? THE CASE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS
Wallace E. Huffman, Matt Rousu, Jason Shogren, and Abe Tegene
Department of Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
 

APPLICATION OF DNA-BASED TECHNOLOGIES IN FEEDSTUFFS AUTHENTICATION
Moretti V.M., Baldi A., Pinotti L., Bellagamba F., Campagnoli A., Savoini G., Cantoni C. and Dell'Orto V., Department of Veterinary Science and Technology for Food Safety, University of Milan, Italy

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GMOS REGULATION IN THE EU AND THE US: TOWARDS A CONVERGENCE?
Venturini Luciano, Catholic University, Piacenza, Institute of Food Economics, Italy
 


DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
 

ECONOMIC COST OF NON ADOPTION OF BT COTTON IN WEST AFRICA:WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MALI
Liborio S. Cabanilla, Tahirou Abdoulaye and John Sanders

Agricultural Economics-Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

LEARNINGS FROM PUBLIC: PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR GM CROPS
Adrian C Dubock
Syngenta, Basel, Switzerland 

ENCOURAGING PRIVATE SECTOR RESEARCH FOR TROPICAL AGRICOLTURE
Alix Peterson Zwane
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Michael Krem
er
Harvard University,
Brookings Institution
National Bureau of Economic Research

GM PLANTS & BIOSAFETY REGULATIONS:POTENTIAL IMPACT ON RESEARCH AND AGRIBUSINESS IN BRAZIL
Elisio Contini
Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation - Embrapa and Coordinator of Labex - France
Maria José Sampaio
Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation - Embrapa - Intellectual Property Office

 

AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOSAFETY IN AFRICA: EXPERIENCE FROM FOUR COUNTRIES
Wilfred A. Ongaro
UN Economic Commission for Africa
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
 

IPRs AND HEALTHCARE ACCESS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: POLICY ISSUES
Carla Esposito and Giovanni Tria
Department of Economy and Institutions, “Tor Vergata” University, Rome, Italy
 

RESEARCH PRIZES: A MECHANISM FOR INNOVATION IN AFRICAN AGRICOLTURE
William A. Masters
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
 

ADVANCING BIOTECHNOLOGY PUBLIC GOODS AND THE PUBLIC SECTOR IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: RESULTS FROM THE NEXT HARVEST MEETING
Joel Cohen, José Falck Zepeda and John Komen
International Service for National Agricultural Research, The Hague, The Netherlands

BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION SYSTEM IN ESTONIA: DOES THE AGRO-FOOD SECTOR MATTER?
Klaus Menrad, Fraunhofer Institute for Sistems and Innovation Research, Karlsruhe, Germany


ECONOMIC IMPACT

 

SUCCESS FACTORS, ISSUES AND PROSPECTS FOR THE FIRST GM CROPS : THE CASE OF ROUNDUP READY SOYBEAN IN THE USA
Sylvie Bonny
INRA, National Institute of Agricultural Research, GRIGNON, France

HOW MUCH MORE WILL YOU PAY FOR YOUR "GM-FREE" MEAT: A MARKET IMPACT ANALYSIS OF THE NEW EUROPEAN GM FOOD AND FEED REGULATION
Bruno Henry de Frahan and Christian Tritten
Université Catholique de Louvain,
Belgique

BIODIVERSITY VERSUS TRANSGENIC SUGAR BEET : THE ONE EURO QUESTION
Matty DEMONT , Eric TOLLENS
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,  Belgium

Justus WESSELER
Wageningen University, Wageningen,
The Netherlands
 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR WEED MANIPULATION USING GMHT ROW CROPS
M. J. May,
G. T. Champion,
A. Qi & A. M.  Dewar
Broom’s Barn Research Station,
Edmunds, Suffolk, UK

THE DISTRIBUTION OF COSTS AND BENEFITS FROM THE COMMERCIAL INTRODUCTION OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS: A CASE STUDY ON POTATO IN FINLAND
Jyrki Niemi , Saija Mäkelä & Jussi Tuomisto
MTT Economic Research, Agrifood Research Finland, Helsinki, Finland
 

THE BENEFITS OF COTTON TO SMALL SCALE PRODUCERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES- THE CASE OF SOUTH AFRICA
Yousouf Ismael and Richard Bennett
Department of Agricultural and Food Economics. Th
e University of Reading, UK
Stephen Morse
Department of Geography. The University of Reading, UK

THE FARM LEVEL IMPACT OF USING BT MAIZE IN SPAIN
Graham Brookes
Jasmine House,
Elham, Canterbury, Kent, UK

Productivity Analysis of Bt cotton: a modelling approach
Diemuth E. Pemsl, and Hermann Waibel
University of Hannover, Germany
Andrew P. Gutierrez
University of California, Berkeley, United States
 

INTERNATIONAL IMPACTS OF BT COTTON ADOPTION
G. B. Frisvold
Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Arizona, USA
J.M. Reeves
Agricultural Research Division, Cotton Incorporated, NC, USA

THE IMPACT OF A CHANGE IN DEMAND ON THE ESTIMATION OF THE ECONOMIC BENEFITS FROM AGRICULTURAL R & D
Simbo Olubobokun
Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Peter W. B. Phillips
Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

CONSUMER RESPONSE TO A BRANDED NON-GMO FOOD PRODUCT: AWARENESS OF LABEL, AND IMPACT OF PRICE ON PURCHASE INTEREST
Darl Baumgardner
Marianne McGarry Wolf
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, California, USA

CONTINGENT VALUATION OF THE WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SELECTED GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS
Naoya Kaneko and Wen S. Chern
Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
The Ohio State University


ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
 

BIOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR THE NUTRITION OF FARM ANIMALS
A. Baldi, F. Cheli, L. Rossi, E. Fusi, R. Rebucci, L. Sangalli, C. Pecorini, S. Raggi1, C. Fogher2
Department of Veterinary Science and Technology for Food Safety, University of Milan, Italy
Botanic and Genetic Institute, U.C.S.C., 29100 - Piacenza, Italy

AGRICULTURAL IMPACTS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND CONSUMER HEALTH CONCERNS, ON FARM MARKETS AND STRUCTURE; A PRE-APPROVAL EVALUATION OF RBST IN JAPAN
Junko Kinoshita
Policy Research Institute, Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Tokyo, JP
Nobuhiro Suzuki
Department of Agricultural Economics at Kyushu University in Japan
Harry M. Kaiser
Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, U.S.

GROWTH HORMONES AND THE U.S. DAIRY INDUSTRY: THE EMERGING CHARACTERISTICS OF A MATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY MARKET
Leslie. J. Butler
Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California-Davis
 


CONSUMERS ACCEPTANCE
 

WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS WITH BUNDLED HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL ATTRIBUTES
Mario F. Teisl
Department of Resource Economics and Policy , University of Maine
Brian Roe
Dept. of Agricultural,Environmental and Development Economics, Ohio State University
Mike Vayda
Department of Biochemistry, Biotechnology Research, University of Maine
Nancy Ross
Environmental Policy at Unity College

GENETICALLY MODIFIED FISH AND SEAFOOD: CONSUMER ATTITUDES, MARKETING STRATEGIES, AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
Brian Bennett and Gerard D’Souza
Agricultural and Resource Economics program, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA.

CONSUMERS’ ATTITUDES AND BUYING INTENTIONS TOWARDS GM FOOD IN SPAIN
José M. Gil
ESAB – Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Comte d’Urgell, Barcelona, Spain
Ana M. Angulo
Departamento de Análisis Económico, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

ACCOUNTING FOR CONSUMER HETEROGENEITY IN PREFERENCES OVER GM FOODS: AN APPLICATION OF THE LATENT MARKET SEGMENTATION MODEL
M Yabe, Andreas Kontoleon and Eric Ryan
Department of Economics and CSERGE, London, UK

A MULTIDIMENSIONAL STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF PERCEPTION OF G.M. FOODS IN A POPULATION OF STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS
Francesco De Antoni, Vittorio Santaniello
University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Giuseppe Manfredi
Libera Università “S. Pio V “ of Rome, Italy

 

CONSUMER RESPONSE TO FOOD SAFETY RECALLS: THE CASE OF STARLINK
Leonie A. Marks and Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes
Department of Agricultural Economics,
University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri
Steven S. Vickner
Department of Agricultural Economics,
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 

PURCHASE INTEREST IN CORN THAT WAS GROWN USING BIOTECHNOLOGY
Marianne McGarry Wolf and Nicholas P. Giacalone, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA
 

MARKET STRUCTURE AND CONSUMER VALUATION IN THE RBST-FREE AND ORGANIC MILK MARKETS
Jeremy D. Foltz and Tirtha Dhar
Dept. of Ag. & Applied Economics,
Madison WI, USA

CONSUMERS' RESISTANCE TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS IN HIGH INCOME COUNTRIES:THE ROLE OF INFORMATION IN AN UNCERTAIN ENVIRONMENT
Wallace E. Huffman, Matt Rousu, Jason Shogren, and Abe Tegene

ATTITUDES TOWARD FOOD AND BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE U.S., JAPAN AND ITALY
Marianne McGarry Wolf and Paola Bertolini
California Polytechnic State University,
San Luis Obispo, California, USA

DIFFERENCES IN CONSUMER ACCEPTANCE BETWEEN BRANDED AND GENERIC GM-FOOD PRODUCTS: CONCLUSIONS FROM QUANTITATIVE EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
Xavier Gellynck, Wim Verbeke & Tania Debelder
Ghent University, Belgium

 
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