PUBLIC SECTOR PLANT BREEDING IN A PRIVATIZING WORLD

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Thirtle, Colin G.; Srinivasan, Chittur S.; Heisey, Paul W.;
(2001)
  • Subject: plant breeding, economics, public sector, private sector, research policy, biotechnology, intellectual property, Crop Production/Industries, Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies,

Intellectual property protection, globalization, and pressure on public budgets in many industrialized countries have shifted the balance of plant breeding activity from the public to the private sector. Several economic factors influence the relative shares of public v... View more
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