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- Godoy-Avila, S., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Agbioforum 2004 v.7 no.1-2
- research and development; cotton; agricultural biotechnology; transgenic plants; genetic improvement; innovation adoption; developing countries; Gossypium; Bacillus thuringiensis; farm profitability; Mexico
- ... We examine the farm-level impact of Bt cotton in Coahuila, Mexico. Bt cotton was introduced in Mexico in 1996. It has been an important tool in reducing pesticide use by more than 50% and generating annual benefits of US$2.7 million. About 85% of benefits accrued to farmers and 15% to seed suppliers. Adopting farmers spent $100 less on pest control and had $295/ha higher net revenue than nonadopti ...
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- Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences 2003 pp. 829-832
- Gossypium; cotton; germplasm; wild plants; geographical distribution; diploidy; germplasm conservation; seed collecting; Mexico
- ... A germplasm collection for dooryard and feral cottons representing the designated landraces of cotton and wild diploid Gossypium species related to cotton was conducted in the parts of the Mexican states of Puebla, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Guerrero, and Michoacán in order to document the in situ status of the landraces, and the range and diversity of the wild diploid Gossypium species. The project was ap ...