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Quantifying Farmer Adoption Intensity for Weed Resistance Management Practices and Its Determinants

Publication Date: August, 2012

Given the importance of adopting weed resistance management BMPs, it is important to develop methods to compare BMP adoption among farms and to identify factors that affect BMP adoption.

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Adoption of Best Management Practices to Control Weed Resistance by Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers

Publication Date: January, 2009

This study examined adoption of 10 best management practices (BMPs) to control weed resistance to herbicides using data from a survey of more than 1,000 US corn, cotton, and soybean growers.

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Characteristics of Herbicides and Weed-Management Programs Most Important to Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers

Publication Date: January, 2009

The introduction and rapid adoption of herbicide-tolerant crops has renewed interest in better understanding the characteristics of herbicides and weed-management programs that are important to growers besides profitability.

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Effects of Weed Resistance Concerns and Resistance Management Practices on the Value of Roundup Ready Crops

Publication Date: January, 2009

This study estimates grower benefits of Roundup-Ready (RR) weed management programs and how weed-resistance concerns and resistance-management practices affect those benefits.

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Glyphosate-Resistant Crops and Weeds: Now and in the Future

Publication Date: January, 2009

Glyphosate-resistant (GR) crops represent more than 80% of the 120 million ha of transgenic crops grown annually worldwide. GR crops have been rapidly adopted in soybean, maize, cotton, canola, and sugar beet in large part because of the economic advantage of the technology, as well as the simple and superior weed control that glyphosate delivers.

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Managing the Herbicide Resource: An Evaluation of Extension on Management of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Publication Date: January, 2009

The threat of herbicide-resistant weeds to crop production makes sustainable weed and herbicide management an important issue for agricultural extension agencies throughout the world.

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Overview: Herbicide Resistant Crops--Diffusion, Benefits, Pricing, and Resistance Management

Publication Date: January, 2009

This special issue includes 12 articles that examine different facets of HR crops. These include (a) adoption and diffusion of HR varieties, (b) characterization and estimation of the benefits of HR crops, (c) the implications of corporate seed-pricing strategies on grower welfare, and (d) strategies to manage weed resistance for sustainable use of HR crops.

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Potential of Herbicide-Resistant Rice Technologies for Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: January, 2009

Weed-inflicted yield losses in rice equate to half the current rice imports in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and African rice farmers have a limited range of effective and affordable weed management technologies.

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Weed Management Costs, Weed Best Management Practices, and the Roundup Ready Weed Management Program

Publication Date: January, 2009

We use survey results to explore how adoption of BMPs affects weed-management costs in corn, cotton, and soybeans, controlling for farmer and regional characteristics.

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