Measuring the Contribution of Modern Biotechnology to the Canadian Economy

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Ricardo de Avillez;
(2011)

The role of modern biotechnology in agriculture, medicine, and industry has increased dramatically since the 1970s. Despite its growing importance, few efforts have been made so far to estimate the economic contribution of modern biotechnology to the Canadian economy. T... View more
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