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The Potential Distribution of Invading Helicoverpa Armigera in North America: Is It Just a Matter of Time?

Publication Date: March, 2015

Helicoverpa armigera has recently invaded South and Central America, and appears to be spreading rapidly. We update a previously developed potential distribution model to highlight the global invasion threat, with emphasis on the risks to the United States.

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Integrated Management of Natural Resources in the Ecuador Highlands

Publication Date: September, 2012

This article discusses an agricultural development project designed to reduce the long-term downward development spiral in a watershed in Bolivar, Ecuador.

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Agricultural Research

Publication Date: January, 2010

This chapter looks at the current and prospective state of play regarding R&D in Latin America, and then considers the LAC situation within a global context.

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Projecting Agriculture and Agricultural R&D Potentials

Publication Date: January, 2010

In this chapter we use market and spatial evidence in conjunction with a multi-market equilibrium displacement model to assess the potential economic benefits arising from research-induced improvements in the local and spillover productivity performance of important agricultural commodities in LAC.

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Research Futures: Projecting Agricultural R&D Potentials for Latin America and the Caribbean

Publication Date: January, 2010

This volume offers substantive clarification of the proper roles for public agricultural research and development (R&D) throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and introduces an analytical framework for assessing cross-country collective action in funding and carrying out research.

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The Agricultural Sector in Argentina: Major Trends and Recent Developments

Publication Date: January, 2010

The purpose of this chapter is to analyze the major output, export, and productivity trends experienced by Argentinean agriculture in recent decades, and to study the main drivers behind such developments.

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The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide

Publication Date: January, 2010

In this book we assemble a range of evidence from a range of sources with a view to developing an improved understanding of recent trends in agricultural productivity around the world.

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Agricultural Productivity

Publication Date: May, 2009

A thorough understanding of the pattern and sources of agricultural productivity growth throughout LAC is critical for assessing the role of agricultural R&D.

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Innovation Implications

Publication Date: May, 2009

This book has helped to articulate the nature and magnitude of the (potentially large) economic gains to be reaped by deploying agricultural R&D resources more effectively throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

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