The advent of new methods in shaping the performance characteristics of plants, animals, and microbes dramatically expands the possibilities for advances in agriculture -- a new "Green Revolution" in the offing. This book examines the impact of such developments on agricultural institutions, agribusiness, and farmers: What happens when a fundamenta

chapter 1|18 pages

Introduction: The Biotechnology Revolution

ByJoseph J. Molnar, Henry Kinnucan

part I|81 pages

Institutional Issues

part II|70 pages

Shifts in Farming and Agriculture

chapter 5|17 pages

Theories of Technical Change in Agriculture with Implications for Biotechnologies

ByHenry Kinnucan, Joseph J. Molnar, Upton Hatch

chapter 6|16 pages

The Impact of the Biotechnology and Information Revolutions on the Dairy Industry

ByRonald D. Knutson, Robert D. Yonkers, James W. Richardson

chapter 7|23 pages

The Social Impacts of Bovine Somatotropin: Emerging Issues

ByFrederick H. Buttel, Charles C. Geisler

part III|87 pages

International Perspectives