International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR)


2006 CONFERENCE

Abstracts

A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-L-M-N-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-Z

Coexistence of genetically modified crops with conventional and organic farming in the EU
Adcock Mike
University of Sheffield, UK
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Risk assessment for genetically-modified crops: Science, transparency and trust in Australia and the United States
Auer Carol
University of Connecticut,
Storrs, Connecticut, USA
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The Right to Food and Intellectual Property Rights
Blakeney Michael
Queen Mary, University of London
London, UK
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Ethics of Benefit-Sharing and its Implications for Agricultural Biotechnology in Developing Countries
Bram de Jonge and Korthals Michiel

Wageningen University
Wageningen, Netherlands
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Consumer Attitudes toward Animal Food Products Produced using Biotechnology
Butler Leslie  J. and McGarry Wolf Marianne
University of California
Davis, USA
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Nutritional Genomics 1: Biotechnology and the Public Understanding of Science
Castle David (1) and
Nola Ries
 
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Nutritional Genomics 2: Biotechnology and Regulatory Challenger
Castle David (2) and
Nola Ries
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 Science and Society: A scientist’s view of risk communication and consumer perceptions about
Chassy Bruce M.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
USA 
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The FAO International Treaty’s Multilateral System of Access and Benefit Sharing: Evaluating Changes in the Governance Framework for Biotechnology, Agricultural Development and Intellectual Property
Chiarolla Claudio

Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute,
University of London; UK
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Acceptance and attitude towards genetically modified products in Germany
Christoph Inken B.  and Jutta Roosen
University of Kiel, Germany
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SAFE FOODS – Promoting Food Safety through a New Integrated Risk Analysis Approach for Foods
Cnudde Filip

RIKILT-Institute of Food Safety, Wageningen,
The Netherlands
Harry Kuiper and Hans Marvin

Wageningen University, The Netherlands  
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CONSUMERS ACCEPTANCE AND RISK PERCEPTION OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD IN SPAIN
Costa-Font Montserrat and José M. Gil
CREDA – UPC - IRTA
Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain
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Potential Impact of Transgenic Crops in Eastern Europe: Insect Resistant Maize and Herbicide Tolerant Maize and Sugar Beets in the Czech Republic
Demont Matty (1), Wim Daems, Eric Tollens
K.U.Leuven, Belgium
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Farm Level Economics of Co-existence of Transgenic and Conventional Crops: Oilseed Rape in the Beauce Region of France
Demont Matty (2), Wim Daems, Eric Tollens

K.U.Leuven, Belgium
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Apomixis in Rice: The Global Benefits of Introducing Clonal Seed Production
Frisvold George
University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Kathryn Bicknell
Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand
Ross Bicknell
Crop & Food Research, Ltd, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Institutional perspectives on the adoption of genetically modified crops in developing countries: a comparison of 5 country experiences
Fukuka Paar Sakiko
Harvard University, USA
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The Role of Agricultural Biotechnology in America's War on Terror
Goldstein Alan H.
Lincoln University, USA
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The adoption of genetically modified insect-resistant Bt maize in Spain and its economic consequences for farmers: an empirical approach
Gómez-Barbero  Manuel  & Emilio Rodriguez-Cerezo
DG JRC-Institute for Prospective Technological Studies , Sustainability in Agriculture

Seville (Spain)
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The Political Economy of Agricultural Biotechnology Policies in Europe
Graff Gregory D. and David Zilberman
University of California of Berkeley, USA
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Economics of avoiding GMOs in the German food and feed industry
T. Hirzinger, K.Menrad.
University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan, Science Centre Straubing, Germany
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The Scientific and Social Basis For Controversies on Bt Cotton Yields in India
Kandlikar Milind
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand’s primary sector
William Kaye-Blake, Caroline Saunders, and
Martin Emanuelsson

Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand
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A Case for Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa:he Policy and Regulatory Processes
Kisamba-Mugerwa
International Service for National Agricultural
Wilberforce, Ethiopia
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A private Ordering to the  Public Problems of Anticommons
Kieff Scott f. and Troy A. Parades
Stanford University, USA
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Ethical Impacts of Uncertainties of Nutrigenomics
Korthals Michiel and Rixt Komduur
Wageningen University, Netherlands
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The Impact of Biotech Labeling on Consumers’ Purchasing Behavior: A Case Study of Vegetable Oils in Nanjing, China
Lin William, Francis Tuan, Yingchun Dai and Funing Zhong
Economic Research Service-USDA, USA and Nanjing Agricultural University, China
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Use of Spatial Models to Examine Producer Adoption of One- and Two-Toxin Bt Cotton and Pyrethroids to Manage a Mobile Pest Of Corn, Cotton, And Soybean: Why Structured Refuge Requirements May Not Be Needed to Promote Long-Run Economic Efficiency
Livingston Michael J.
ERS-USDA; USA
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Best Response to GMOs for Developing Countries
Luc Veyssiere
Iowa State University; USA

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Analysis of consumer cost-benefit valuations in purchasing GM food with potentially improved attributes
Marin Floriana and  Lucia Martinelli
Istituto Agrario San Michele all’Adige, Italy
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Evaluation of the Potential Impact of Biofortification of Maize to Reduce Vitamin A Deficiency: Application to South Africa
Meyers William H. and Helen Jensen
University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
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Valuing Intellectual Property Rights in an Imperfectly Competitive Market: A Tobacco Bio-Pharming Application
Mills Bradford F. and Genti Kostandini
Virginia Tech, USA
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Development of Insect Resistance Management STRATEGIES FOR RELEASE OF BT MAIZE ACROSS KENYA AND FOR POST RELEASE RESISTANCE MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT
Mulaa Margaret
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Kenya
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Coexistence: the last fight to be (GMOs) free?
Niespolo Fabio
Scuola superiore Sant'Anna,Italy
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Estimating social welfare impacts of Bt maize under different adoption scenarios
Nillesen Eleonora and Justus Wesseler
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Sara Scatasta
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany
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Consumer attitudes towards different applications of genetic modification in livestock production
Novoselova Tatiana and Miranda P.M. Meuwissen
Ruud B.M. Huirne and
Ivo A.van der Lans
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
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The Role of Individuals in a Knowledge Based Economy: Analysis of Attitudes towards Genetically Modified Products with Health Benefits
Olubobokun Simbo(1) and Peter W.B. Phillips

University of Saskatchewan, Canada
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Measuring Consumer Attitudes towards Innovative Products with Health Benefits: A Psychological Approach
Olubobokun Simbo(2)
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
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Consumer-based Barriers to Trade: An Interdisciplinary Approach used to Evaluate Consumer Attitudes towards Products with Perceived Health Impact
Olubobokun Simbo(3) and Peter W.B. Phillips
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
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Bt Cotton in China: Are Secondary Insect Infestations Offsetting the Benefits in Farmer Fields?
Scott Rozelle
Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, USA
Ruifa Hu, Jikun Huang, Hai Lin
Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Eight Years of Bt Cotton in Farmer Fields in China: Has the Bollworm Population Developed Resistance?
Carl Pray
Rutgers University, USA
Per Pinstrup-Anderson
Scott Rozelle
Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, USA
Ruifa Hu, Jikun Huang, Hai Lin
Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Regulation, Spread and Public Acceptance of Crop Biotechnology- A Developing Country Perspective
Purvi Mehta-Bhatt
South Asia Biosafety Program
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Optimal Refuge Strategies to Manage the Resistance Evolution of Pests: A Case Study of Bt Cotton in China
Fangbin Qiao
University of California at Davis; USA
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Co-Existence Costs under German Regulation – Case Studies of Bt Maize and HT Oilseed Rape
D. Reitmeier & K. Menrad
University of Applied Sciences of Weihenstephan, Denemark
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A Biotechnology Summer Camp for High School Students:A Model Strategy for Economic and Workforce Development At the Early Stage of Higher Education
Saliceti-Piazza Lorenzo & Rosa Buxeda
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
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The Industrial Biotechnology Learning Center:A Key Strategy for Economic Development Through Workforce Training in Biotechnology Manufacturing
Saliceti-Piazza Lorenzo & Rosa Buxeda
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
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Regulating Risk in a Developing Economy
Satterfield Terre and Milind Kandlikar
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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Real options and the Adoption of Transgenic Crops: an intertemporal perspective
Sara Scatasta
Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany
Nillesen Eleonora and Justus Wesseler
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
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The future of genetically modified crops in developing countries
Schmidt Harald and Harald Schmidt
Nuffield Council on Bioethics, London
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From Farming to Pharming –
Policy challenges for the next generation of agricultural biotechnology
Spök Armin
Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture
Graz, Austria
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Monsanto’s Adventures in Zulu Land: Output and Labour Effects of GM Maize And Minimum Tillage
Colin Thirtle, Marnus Gouse and Jenifer Piesse
University of Pretoria
Kings College London and University of Stellenbosch
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Production Technology, Product Attributes, and Consumers Willingness to Pay: Implicit Price Estimation Using Choice Modeling
Thomassin Paul J.
McGill University;
Quebec, Canada
Matthew Straub
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada,Ottawa, Ontario
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Reducing costs caused by isolation requirements between GM and non-GM potato fields – a method based on GIS
Tuomisto  Jussi  Hanna Huitu
MTT, Agrifood Research Finland
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The Bollgard II Field Trials in Burkina Faso: Measuring How Bt Cotton Benefits West African Farmers
Vitale Jeffrey, Harvey Glick, John Greenplate, Mourad Abdennadher and Oula Traore
Monsanto, USA
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The Economic Impacts of Monsanto’s Bollgard II in West Africa: Empirical Evidence from Burkina Faso  
Vitale Jeffrey, Harvey Glick and John Greenplate
Monsanto, USA
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Public versus Private Benefits: Consumer Generation Genetically Response to Second- Modified Apples in Chile
Wahl Thomas I., Jill J. McCluskey  and Ricardo I. Diaz-Carcamo
W
ashington State University, USA
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Comparing the Potential Costs and Benefits of Biosafety Regulatory Frameworks: Consumer and Producer Perceptions of Transgenic Banana Varieties in Uganda
Wesseler Justus , Enoch Kikulwe  and Jose Falck-Zepeda
Wageningen University,The Netherlands 
International Food Policy Research Institute; Washington DC, USA
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A Proposition in California to Ban Growing Genetically Engineered Crops  Has the Opposite Effect
Marianne McGarry Wolf
California Polytechnic State University, California,  USA
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