The Resource Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Brazil, Bernardo Sorj and John Wilkinson, (electronic book:)

Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Brazil, Bernardo Sorj and John Wilkinson, (electronic book:)

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Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Brazil
Title
Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture
Title remainder
Maize in Brazil
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Bernardo Sorj and John Wilkinson
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Language
eng
Summary
With annual production averaging over 20 million metric tons, Brazil is the second largest developing country producer of maize (after China) and the third largest in the world. This report analyses development and dissemination of maize research and technology in Brazil from a socio-economic and politico-institutional perspective. It concentrates therefore on agents and factors which influence development of research and its productive application. The report is in two parts. First it describes the role of maize in the Brazilian economy - the main characteristics of its production, marketing and consumption, together with relevant sectoral policies and regulation of seed production. Then it analyses the development of maize research and technology in Brazil, identifying the main agents involved and possible future developments in the light of the introduction of biotechnologies. As an Appendix, the authors review development of biotechnologies in Brazil. Many people have ..
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FR-PaOEC
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Sorj, Bernardo
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international or intergovernmental publication
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Wilkinson, John
Series statement
OECD Development Centre Working Papers,
Series volume
no.17
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  • Development
  • Brazil
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Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Brazil, Bernardo Sorj and John Wilkinson, (electronic book:)
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236802368512
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
57 p.
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multiple file formats
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online
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remote
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(FR-PaOEC)
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Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Brazil, Bernardo Sorj and John Wilkinson, (electronic book:)
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Control code
236802368512
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
57 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(FR-PaOEC)

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