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Plant breeding in the U.S.; a preliminary look at trends in investment 1994-2002

By: Thro, A.M | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico DF (Mexico) | Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding Mexico, D.F. (Mexico) 17-22 Aug 2003.
Contributor(s): Acquaye, A [coaut.] | Frey, K.J [coaut.] | Traxler, G [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelComputer filePublisher: Mexico, DF (Mexico) CIMMYT : 2003Description: 226.Subject(s): Agricultural resources | Biotechnology | Crop husbandry | Horticulture | Quality | Research policies | CIMMYT | Plant breeding AGROVOC | Farming systems AGROVOC | Agricultural research AGROVOCSummary: Security, opportunity, and flexibility for U .S. agriculture are dependent on continual access to roblist, high-quality crop varieties. Crop varieties are produced through plant breeding. The only way to ensure that the right varieties are ready when needed is sustained investment in plant breeding. The only comprehensive data set on investment in plant breeding in the U.S. is the l996 publication by Iowa state University in cooperation with CsREEs, "National Plant Breeding study I. Human and Financial Resources Devoted to Plant Breeding Research and Development in the United states in 1994" (K.J .Frey). This report is still the most recent data set available. It is not known how well the 1994 data reflect current investment. Both rapid progress in technology , and extensive structural changes in U .S. plant breeding are thought to have impacted plant breeding investment.Collection: CDROM Electronic Tools Collection
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Security, opportunity, and flexibility for U .S. agriculture are dependent on continual access to roblist, high-quality crop varieties. Crop varieties are produced through plant breeding. The only way to ensure that the right varieties are ready when needed is sustained investment in plant breeding. The only comprehensive data set on investment in plant breeding in the U.S. is the l996 publication by Iowa state University in cooperation with CsREEs, "National Plant Breeding study I. Human and Financial Resources Devoted to Plant Breeding Research and Development in the United states in 1994" (K.J .Frey). This report is still the most recent data set available. It is not known how well the 1994 data reflect current investment. Both rapid progress in technology , and extensive structural changes in U .S. plant breeding are thought to have impacted plant breeding investment.

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Juan Carlos Mendieta

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