Biotechnology and the New Agricultural Revolution examines the impact of the Green Revolution and biotechnological developments on agricultural institutions, agribusiness, and farmers.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: The Biotechnology Revolution Part I: Institutional Issues 2. The Changing Division of Labor Between the University And Industry: The Case of Agricultural Biotechnology 3. Regulation of Agricultural Biotechnology: Historical Perspectives 4. The Debate Over The Deliberate Release of Genetically Engineered Organisms: A Study of State Environmental Policy Making Part II: Theories of Technical Change in Agriculture With Implications for Biotechnologies 5. Theories of Technical Change in Agriculture With Implications for Biotechnologies 6. The Impact of the Biotechnology and Information Revolutions on the Dairy Industry 7. The Social Impacts of Bovine Somatotropin: Emerging Issues 8. Biotechnology and the Future of Production of Meat and Other Livestock Products Part III: International Perspectives 9. U.S. Agricultural Competitiveness: Evidence From Invention Data 10. Application of Biotechnology and Other New Technologies in Developing-Country Agriculture 11. From Green Revolution to Gene Revolution: Common Concerns About Agricultural Biotechnology in the First and Third Worlds 12. Conclusion: Biotechnology, Farming, and Agriculture in to the 21st Century