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[Ethiopia] Large and Medium Scale Commercial Farms Sample Survey 2010/11 (2003 E.C.), Results at Country and Regional Levels Volume VIII, Statistical Report on Area and Production of Crops, and Farm Management Practices

Publication Date: August, 2011

The major objectives of the 2010/11 (2003 E.C.) commercial farms sample survey is to provide statistical data on crop area and volume of production by farm and crop type and detail data on various inputs applied for large and medium scale agricultural production mainly quantity of chemical fertilizers, improved seeds & indigenous seed.

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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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Adoption of Conservation-Tillage Practices and Herbicide-Resistant Seed in Cotton Production

Publication Date: January, 2009

Agricultural Resource Management Survey data for 2003 were used to estimate logit models for adoption of conservation-tillage practices and herbicide-resistant/stacked-gene cottonseed in the United States.

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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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Corporate Pricing Strategies with Heterogeneous Adopters: The Case of Herbicide-Resistant Sugar Beet

Publication Date: January, 2009

In this article, we argue that incorporation of heterogeneity in the corporate pricing strategy of the innovation is also needed to avoid a second bias in the welfare estimates pricing bias.

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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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