Publications

Pages

2015
Cover Journal of Environmental Management

"Measuring Farm Sustainability Using Data Envelope Analysis with Principal Components: The Case of Wisconsin Cranberry"

Fengxia Dong, Paul D. Mitchell and Jed Colquhoun

Journal of Environmental Management 147 (January 2015): 175-183

Previously published as Measuring Farm Sustainability Using Data Envelope Analysis with Principal Components: The Case of the Wisconsin Cranberry, Staff Paper 568, Madison, Wisconsin: Univeristy of Wisconsin, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, January 2013

Abstract (Journal of Environmental Management)
Abstract (Staff Paper)

"The Competing Policy Paradigms of Agricultural Biotechnology: Implications and Opportunities for Emerging and Developing Economies"

Gregory D. Graff, Gal Hochman, Chubashini Suntharlingam and David Zilberman

AgBioForum 18 (2) (2015): Article 4

The Competing Policy Paradigms of Agricultural Biotechnology

"Criteria for Clinical Reporting of Variants from a Broad Target Capture NGS Assay without Sanger Verification"

Andrew C. Nelson, Matthew Bower, Linda B. Baughn, Christine Henzler, Getiria Onsongo, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Matthew Schomaker, Archana Deshpande, Kenneth B. Beckman, Sophia Yohe and Bharat Thyagarajan

JSM Biomarkers 2 (1) (2015): 1005

Criteria for Clinical Reporting of Variants from a Broad Target Capture NGS Assay without Sanger Verification
Cover New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research

"Cost-Benefit Analysis Blueprint for Regional Weed Management: Nassella neesiana (Chilean needle grass) as a Case Study"

G. Bourdôt, B. Basse, Darren Kriticos and M. Dodd

New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 58 (3) (2015): 325-338

Abstract
Cover JARE January 2015

"The Tangled Web of Agricultural Insurance: Evaluating the Impacts of Government Policy"

Jason Pearcy and Vincent H. Smith

Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 40 (1) (January 2015): 80-111

The Tangled Web of Agricultural Insurance: Evaluating the Impacts of Government Policy
Sustainable Economic Development

"Agricultural R&D Policy and Long-Run Food Security"

Julian M. Alston, William J. Martin and Philip G. Pardey

Chapter 15 in Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions, ed. Arsenio Balisacan, Ujjayant Chakravorty and Majah-Leah V. Ravago (New York, NY: Academic Press, 2015), pp.247-260

Agricultural R&D Policy and Long-Run Food Security
Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions (Table of Contents)

"Bioenergy and Food Security"

Patricia Osseweijer, Helen K. Watson, Francis X. Johnson, Mateus Batistella, Luis A.B. Cortez, Lee R. Lynd, Stephen R. Kaffka, Stephen P. Long, Hans van Meijl, Andre M. Nassar and Jeremy Woods

Chapter 4 in Bioenergy and Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps, eds. Glaucia Mendes Souza, Reynaldo L. Victoria, Carlos A. Joly and Luciano M. Verdade, (Sao Paulo, Brazil: Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), SCOPE 72, 2015), pp. 91-136

Bioenergy and Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps
Cover Cover Pest Risk Modelling and Mapping for Invasive Alien Species

"Simulation Modelling of Long-Distance Windborne Dispersal for Invasion Ecology"

Hazel R. Parry, Debbie Eagles and Darren J. Kriticos

Chapter 4 in Pest Risk Modelling and Mapping for Invasive Alien Species, ed. Robert C. Venette, (Wallingford, UK: CABI, 2015), pp. 49-64

Abstract
Pest Risk Modelling and Mapping for Invasive Alien Species (Table of Contents)

"Crop Improvement, Adoption, and Impact of Improved Bean Varieties in Sub-Saharan Africa" (Dataset)

Rachel Muthoni Andriatsitohaina and Robert Andrade

Cali, Colombia: International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Dataverse, Harvard Dataverse, V1, 2015

Crop Improvement, Adoption, and Impact of Improved Bean Varieties in Sub-Saharan Africa (Dataset)
Cover Bioenergy and Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps

"Land and Bioenergy"

Jeremy Woods, Lee R. Lynd, Mark Laser, Mateus Batistella, Daniel de Castro Victoria, Keith Kline and André Faaij

Chapter 9 in Bioenergy and Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps, eds. Glaucia Mendes Souza, Reynaldo L. Victoria, Carlos A. Joly and Luciano M. Verdade, (Sao Paulo, Brazil: Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), SCOPE 72, 2015), pp. 259-300

Bioenergy and Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps
Cover Agrekon

"The Aggregate Economic Benefits of the National Cultivar Trials for Maize in South Africa with Specific Reference to the Highveld Region"

Thula Dlamini and Frikkie Liebenberg

Agrekon 54 (3) (2015): 43-61

Abstract
Cover Oxford Handbook of Food Politics and Society

"The Political Economy of Regulation of Biotechnology in Agriculture"

Gregory D. Graff, Gal Hochman and David Zilberman

Chapter 27 in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society, ed. Ronald J. Herring, (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 664-688

Abstract
The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society (Table of Contents)
Cover AERR 2015

"Structural Change and Agricultural Performance at the State Level in India: 1980-2010"

Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize and Alwin D'Souza

Agricultural Economics Research Review, 28 (1) (January-June 2015): 27-38

Structural Change and Agricultural Performance at the State Level in India
2014
Cover Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development

"The Size and Distribution of the Benefits from the Adoption of Biotech Soybean Varieties"

Julian M. Alston, Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes and John Kruse

Chapter 45 in Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development, eds. Stuart J. Smith, Peter W.B. Phillips and David Castle, (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2014), pp.728-751

Abstract
Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development (Table of Contents)
Cover Journal of Economic Literature

"Of Medicines and Markets: Intellectual Property and Human Rights in the Free Trade Era (Book Review)"

Brian Davern Wright

Journal of Economic Literature 52 (4) (December 2014): 1187-1189

Of Medicines and Markets: Intellectual Property and Human Rights in the Free Trade Era, by Angelina Snodgrass Godoy, (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, Stanford Studies in Human Rights, 2013)

Abstract
Of Medicines and Markets: Intellectual Property and Human Rights in the Free Trade Era (Abstract)
Cover Energy Technology Dec 2014

"Patent Analysis of Shale Gas Technology in China and Implications for its Exploitation"

Mier Zhang, Wei Guo and Zhen Lei

Energy Technology 2 (12) (December 2014): 1040-1045

Abstract
Cover EfJARE Dec 2014

"From Failure to Success in South African Land Reform"

Hans Binswanger-Mkhize

African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 9 (4) (December 2014): 253-269

From Failure to Success in South African Land Reform
Cover Journal of Virological Methods

"Comparison of Tissue Sample Processing Methods for Harvesting the Viral Metagenome and a Snapshot of the RNA Viral Community in a Turkey Gut"

Jigna D. Shah, Joshua Baller, Ying Zhang, Kevin Silverstein, Zheng Xing and Carol J. Cardona

Journal of Virological Methods 209 (December 1, 2014): 15-24

Abstract
Cover EPPO Bulletin December 2014

"Preventing a New Invasive Alien Plant from Entering and Spreading in the Euro-Mediterranean Region: The Case Study of Parthenium hysterophorus"

S. Brunel, D. Panetta, G. Fried, D. Kriticos, R. Prasad, A.O. Lansink, A. Shabbir and T. Yaacoby

EPPO Bulletin 44 (3) (December 2014): 479-489

Abstract
Cover The Emergence of an Innovation Cluster in the Agricultural Value Chain along Colorado’s Front Range

The Emergence of an Innovation Cluster in the Agricultural Value Chain along Colorado’s Front Range

Gregory D. Graff, Annabelle Berklund and Kathay Rennels

Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University, November 2014

The Emergence of an Innovation Cluster in the Agricultural Value Chain along Colorado’s Front Range
Cover Geonordeste 7

"Macrozoneamento Ecológico-Econômico: Potencialidades e Fragilidades do Estado do Maranhão"

Mateus Batistella, Édson Luis Bolfe, Luiz Eduardo Vicente, Daniel de Castro Victoria and Luciana Spinelli Araujo

Paper in Simpósio Regional de Geoprocessamento e Sensoriamento Remoto (GEONORDESTE), 7th, Geotecnologias: Inovações e Desenvolvimento: Anais, Aracaju, Brasil, November 18-21, 2014, ( Aracaju, Brazil: UFS, 2014), pp. 449-453

Macrozoneamento Ecológico-Econômico: Potencialidades e Fragilidades do Estado do Maranhão
Simpósio Regional de Geoprocessamento e Sensoriamento Remoto (GEONORDESTE), 7th, Geotecnologias: Inovações e Desenvolvimento
Cover World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7116

"Agricultural Intensification: The Status in Six African Countries"

Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize and Sara Savastano

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7116,  Washington, DC: World Bank Group, Africa Region, Office of the Chief Economist, November 2014

Agricultural Intensification: The Status in Six African Countries
Cover CIKM 14

"Exploring Legal Patent Citations for Patent Valuation"

Shuting Wang, Zhen Lei and Wang-Chien Lee

In CIKM '14, Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014, (New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014), pp. 1379-1388

Abstract
Cover Pest Management Science

"Market-Level Assessment of the Economic Benefits of Atrazine in the United States"

Paul D. Mitchell

Pest Management Science 70 (11) (November 2014): 1684-1696

Market-Level Assessment of the Economic Benefits of Atrazine in the United States
PLoS One

"Worldwide Niche and Future Potential Distribution of Culicoides imicola, a Major Vector of Bluetongue and African Horse Sickness Viruses"

Sylvain Guichard, Hélène Guis, Annelise Tran, Claire Garros, Thomas Balenghien and Darren J. Kriticos

PLoS One 9 (11) (November 2014): e112491

Worldwide Niche and Future Potential Distribution of Culicoides imicola, a Major Vector of Bluetongue and African Horse Sickness

"Recommending Missing Citations for Newly Granted Patents"

Sooyoung Oh, Zhen Lei, Wang-Chien Lee and John Yen

Paper presented at 2014 International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA), Shanghai, China, October 30 - November 1, 2014

Abstract
Returns to Food and Agricultural R&D Investments Worldwide, 1958-2011

"Returns to Food and Agricultural R&D Investments Worldwide, 1958-2011"

Terrance M. Hurley, Philip G. Pardey and Xudong Rao

InSTePP Brief, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), November 2014

"Returns to Food and Agricultural R&D Investments Worldwide, 1958-2011"
World Food Futures to 2050

"World Food Futures to 2050"

Philip G. Pardey, Jason M. Beddow, and Terrance M. Hurley

InSTePP Brief, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), November 2014

"World Food Futures to 2050"
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

"Global Food Security—Introduction"

Allan Rae and Philip Pardey

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 58 (4) (October 2014): 499-503

Global Food Security—Introduction
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

"A Bounds Analysis of World Food Futures: Global Agriculture Through to 2050"

Philip G. Pardey, Jason M. Beddow, Terrance M. Hurley, Timothy K.M. Beatty and Vernon R. Eidman

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 58 (4) (October 2014): 571-589

** awarded 2014 Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) AJARE Best Article Award

A Bounds Analysis of World Food Futures: Global Agriculture Through to 2050
Technical Supporting Material
Media
State of Food and Agriculture 2014

The State of Food and Agriculture 2014: Innovation in Family Farming

Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2014

(External background paper contributed by Philip Pardey was the basis for Chapter 4: "Agricultural Research and Development for Family Farms")

The State of Food and Agriculture 2014: Innovation in Family Farming

"Losing the Plot? Agricultural Research Policy and the 2014 Farm Bill"

Philip G. Pardey, Jason M. Beddow and Steven T. Buccola

Choices 29 (3) (3rd Quarter 2014)

** awarded 2015 Choices Magazine Outstanding Choices Article

"Losing the Plot? Agricultural Research Policy and the 2014 Farm Bill"
American Journal of Agricultural Economics

"Re-examining the Reported Rates of Return to Food and Agricultural Research and Development"

Terrance M. Hurley, Xudong Rao and Philip G. Pardey

American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96 (5) (October 2014):1492-1504

** awarded 2014 Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Quality of Research Discovery Award

Abstract

"Exploring Technological Trends for Patent Evaluation"

Shuting Wang, Wang-Chien Lee, Zhen Lei, Xianliang Zhang and Yu-Hsuan Kuo

Paper presented at DSAA2014, 2014 International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics, Shanghai, China, October 30-November 1, 2014

Abstract
2014 International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA)
Cover G3

"Genomic Characterization of the LEED..PEEDs, a Gene Family Unique to the Medicago Lineage"

Diana I. Trujillo, Kevin A.T. Silverstein and Nevin D. Young

G3  4 (10) (October 1, 2014): 2003-2012

Genomic Characterization of the LEED..PEEDs, a Gene Family Unique to the Medicago Lineage
Cover Economics of Food Price Volatility

"Influences of Agricultural Technology on the Size and Importance of Food Price Variability"

Julian M. Alston, William J. Martin and Philip G. Pardey

Chapter 1 in The Economics of Food Price Volatility, eds. Jean-Paul Chavas, David Hummels and Brian Wright (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press for National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 2014), pp.13-54

Influences of Agricultural Technology on the Size and Importance of Food Price Variability
The Economics of Food Price Volatility

"Geotechnical Risks and Social Vulnerability in Coastal Areas: Inequalities and Climate Change (Riscos Geotécnicos e Vulnerabilidade Social em Zonas Costeiras: Desigualdades e Mudanças Climáticas)"

Allan Yu Iwama, Mateus Batistella and Lúcia da Costa Ferreira

Ambiente and Sociedade 17 (4) (October-December 2014): 251-272

Geotechnical Risks and Social Vulnerability in Coastal Areas: Inequalities and Climate Change
Cover Fact Sheet 9371

Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods

P. Byrne, D. Pendell and G. Graff

Fact Sheet 9.371, Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University Extension, October 2014

Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods
Cicadulina mbila (Naudé)

Cicadulina mbila (Naudé) : (Maize Leafhopper)

Panagiotis Mylonas, Tania Yonow, and Darren J. Kriticos

HarvestChoice Pest Geography, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP)-HarvestChoice, September 2014

Cicadulina mbila (Naudé) (Maize Leafhopper )
Diabrotica virgifera virgifera

Diabrotica virgifera virgifera : (Western Corn Rootworm)

Tania Yonow and Darren J. Kriticos

HarvestChoice Pest Geography, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP)-HarvestChoice, September 2014

Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Western Corn Rootworm)
Striga asiatica

Striga asiatica : (Witchweed)

Kelly Nail, Darren J. Kriticos, John K. Scott, Tania Yonow, and Noboru Ota

HarvestChoice Pest Geography, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP)-HarvestChoice, September 2014

Striga asiatica (Witchweed)
Bactrocera (Bactrocera) tryoni

Bactrocera (Bactrocera) tryoni : (Queensland Fruit Fly)

Tania Yonow

HarvestChoice Pest Geography, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP)-HarvestChoice, September 2014

Bactrocera (Bactrocera) tryoni (Queensland Fruit Fly)
Bactrocera tryoni host crop list
Busseola fusca

Busseola fusca : (African Stem Borer)

Kendall Hauptfleisch, Tania Yonow, Darren J. Kriticos, and Noboru Ota

HarvestChoice Pest Geography, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP)-HarvestChoice, September 2014

Busseola fusca (African Stem Borer)
Cover Harvey 2014

"Aflatoxins: Serious Threat to Food Safety and Food Security: But Is It Related to Livestock?"

Johanna Lindahl, Jagger Harvey and Delia Grace

Poster presented at the Tropentag 2014 Conference on Bridging the Gap Between Increasing Knowledge and Decreasing Resources, Prague, Czech Republic, September 17-19, 2014

Aflatoxins: Serious Threat to Food Safety and Food Security: But Is It Related to Livestock?
Spurring Innovation in Food and Agriculture

Spurring Innovation in Food and Agriculture: A Review of the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Program

Committee on a Review of the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2014

Philip Pardey served on the Committee on a Review of the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

Abstract
Cover NeoBiota 23

"Taxonomic Uncertainty in Pest Risks or Modelling Artefacts? Implications for Biosecurity Policy and Practice"

Darren Kriticos, Louise Morin and Bruce Webber

NeoBiota 23 (September 2, 2014): 81-93

Taxonomic Uncertainty in Pest Risks or Modelling Artefacts? Implications for Biosecurity Policy and Practice
Cover GCB Bioenergy

"Balancing Bioenergy and Biosecurity Policies: Estimating Current and Future Climate Suitability Patterns for a Bioenergy Crop"

D.J. Kriticos, H.T. Murphy, T. Jovanovic, J. Taylor, A. Herr, J. Raison and D. O'Connell

Global Change Biology Bioenergy 6 (5) (September 2014): 587-598

Balancing Bioenergy and Biosecurity Policies: Estimating Current and Future Climate Suitability Patterns for a Bioenergy Crop
Cover Methods in Ecology and Evolution

"Extending the Suite of BIOCLIM Variables: A Proposed Registry System and Case Study Using Principal Components Analysis"

Darren J Kriticos, Vojtĕch Jarošik and Noboru Ota

Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5 (9) (September 2014): 956-960

Extending the Suite of BIOCLIM Variables: A Proposed Registry System and Case Study Using Principal Components Analysis

"Academic Patent Licenses: Roadblocks or Signposts for Nonlicensee Cumulative Innovation?"

Kyriakos Drivas, Zhen Lei and Brian D. Wright

Social Science Research Network (SSRN), August 30, 2014

Academic Patent Licenses: Roadblocks or Signposts for Nonlicensee Cumulative Innovation?
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems

"Investments in and the Economic Returns to Agricultural and Food R&D Worldwide"

Philip G. Pardey, Connie Chan-Kang, Steven Dehmer, Jason M. Beddow, Terrance M. Hurley, Xudong Rao and Julian Alston

In Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, ed. Neal K. Van Alfen, (Oxford, United Kingdom: Academic Press, 2014), pp. 78-97

Abstract
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (Table of Contents)
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems

"Food Security: Yield Gap"

Jason M. Beddow, Terrance M. Hurley, Philip G. Pardey and Julian Alston

In Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, ed. Neal K. Van Alfen, (Oxford, United Kingdom: Academic Press, 2014), pp 352-365

Abstract
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (Table of Contents)
Media
The International Agricultural Prospects Model

"The International Agricultural Prospects Model: Assessing Consumption and Production Futures Through 2050 (version 2.1)"

Philip G. Pardey, Jason M. Beddow, Terrance M. Hurley, Timothy K.M. Beatty and Vernon R. Eidman

[Supporting Material for “A Bounds Analysis of World Food Futures: Global Agriculture Through to 2050.” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 58 (4) (October 2014)]

Staff Paper P14-09, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics, August 2014

"The International Agricultural Prospects Model: Assessing Consumption and Production Futures Through 2050 (version 2.1)"

"Aplicação de Sistema WebGIS Para Análise Geoespacial da Agricultura na Região de MATOPIBA"

Éllen Cristina Teixeira Leite, Mateus Batistella, Édson Luis Bolfe and Daniel de Castro Victoria

Paper presented at Congresso Interinstitucional de Iniciação Científica (CIIC), 8th, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, August 12-14, 2014

Aplicação de Sistema WebGIS Para Análise Geoespacial da Agricultura na Região de MATOPIBA
Congresso Interinstitucional de Iniciação Científica (CIIC), 8th, Proceedings
Cover Earth's Future

"Sustaining Ecosystem Services: Overcoming the Dilemma Posed by Local Actions and Planetary Boundaries"

Matthias Jonas, Jean Pierre Ometto, Mateus Batistella, Oskar Franklin, Marianne Hall, David M. Lapola, Emilio F. Moran, Sylvia Tramberend, Bernardo Lanza Queiroz, Anke Schaffartzik, Anatoly Shvidenko, Sten B. Nilsson and Carlos A. Nobre

Earth's Future 2 (8) (August 2014): 407-420

Sustaining Ecosystem Services: Overcoming the Dilemma Posed by Local Actions and Planetary Boundaries
Measuring the Effectiveness of Crop Improvement Research in Sub-Saharan Africa from the Perspectives of Varietal Output, Adoption, and Change

Measuring the Effectiveness of Crop Improvement Research in Sub-Saharan Africa from the Perspectives of Varietal Output, Adoption, and Change: 20 Crops, 30 Countries, and 1150 Cultivars in Farmers’ Fields

Tom Walker, Arega Alene, Jupiter Ndjeunga, Ricardo Labarta, Yigezu Yigezu, Aliou Diagne, Robert Andrade, Rachel Muthoni Andriatsitohaina, Hugo De Groote, Kai Mausch, Chilot Yirga, Franklin Simtowe, Enid Katungi, Wellington Jogo, Moti Jaleta, and Sushil Pandey

Rome, Italy: Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA), Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) Secretariat, 2014

Measuring the Effectiveness of Crop Improvement Research in Sub-Saharan Africa from the Perspectives of Varietal Output, Adoptio

"Land Fragmentation with Double Bonuses -- The Case of Tanzanian Agriculture"

Xudong Rao

Selected Paper prepared for Agricultural and Applied Economic Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 27-29, 2014

Land Fragmentation with Double Bonuses -- The Case of Tanzanian Agriculture
Cover Adaptive Pest Management for Horticulture under Climate Change

Adaptive Pest Management for Horticulture under Climate Change -- Pilot Pest Scoping

Dean Paini and Darren Kriticos

VG13029, Sydney, Australia: Horticulture Australia Ltd, July 2014

Adaptive Pest Management for Horticulture under Climate Change -- Pilot Pest Scoping
Cover Alston AAEA Paper 2014

"Optimal Licensing for Public Intellectual Property: Theory and Application to Plant Variety Patents"

Julian M. Alston and Zoe T. Plakias

Selected Paper prepared for Agricultural and Applied Economic Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, July 27-29, 2014

"Optimal Licensing for Public Intellectual Property: Theory and Application to Plant Variety Patents"
Atlas of African Agriculture Research and Development

"Wheat Stem Rust Vulnerability"

Yuan Chai and Jason M. Beddow

In Atlas of African Agriculture Research and Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa, ed. Kate Sebastian, (Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2014), pp. 60-61.

Wheat Stem Rust Vulnerability
Atlas of African Agriculture Research and Development
Cover European Journal of Plant Pathology

"Misconstrued Risks from Citrus Black Spot in Colder Climates: A Response to Er et al. 2013"

Tania Yonow and Darren J. Kriticos

European Journal of Plant Pathology 139 (2) (June 2014): 231-236

Abstract
Cover Cancer Research

"Fatty Acid-Binding Protein E-FABP Restricts Tumor Growth by Promoting IFN-β Responses in Tumor-Associated Macrophages"

Yuwen Zhang, Yanwen Sun, Enyu Rao, Fei Yan, Qiang Li, Ying Zhang, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Shunjun Liu, Edward Sauter, Margot P. Cleary and Bing Li

Cancer Research  74 (11) (June 1, 2014): 2986-2998

Fatty Acid-Binding Protein E-FABP Restricts Tumor Growth by Promoting IFN-β Responses in Tumor-Associated Macrophages
Managing Healthcare Provision and Health Outcomes Through Local Governance

"Managing Healthcare Provision and Health Outcomes Through Local Governance"

Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize, Hari K. Nagarajan and AnirudghTagat

Working Paper 1, RBI Endowment Unit Working Paper Series, Anand, India: Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), June 1, 2014

Managing Healthcare Provision and Health Outcomes Through Local Governance

"Implementation of Cloud Based Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis in a Clinical Laboratory"

Getiria Onsongo, Jesse Erdmann, Michael D. Spears, John Chilton, Kenneth B. Beckman, Adam Hauge, Sophia Yohe, Matthew Schomaker, Matthew Bower, Kevin A.T. Silverstein and Bharat Thyagarajan

BMC Research Notes 7 (May 23, 2014): 314

Implementation of Cloud Based Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis in a Clinical Laboratory
Cover Spatial Modelling

"Spatial Modelling: A Small Step for Science but a Giant Leap for Biosecurity"

Senait Senay

Paper presented at Science Solutions for Better Biosecurity (B3), Wellington, New Zealand, May 2014

Spatial Modelling: A Small Step for Science but a Giant Leap for Biosecurity (PowerPoint)
Cover The Plant Journal

"Patterns of Divergence of a Large Family of Nodule Cysteine-Rich Peptides in Accessions of Medicago truncatula"

Sumitha Nallu, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Peng Zhou, Nevin D. Young and Kathryn A. VandenBosch

The Plant Journal 78 (4) (May 2014): 697-705

Patterns of Divergence of a Large Family of Nodule Cysteine-Rich Peptides in Accessions of Medicago truncatula
Cover Science

"Central Cell–Derived Peptides Regulate Early Embryo Patterning in Flowering Plants"

Liliana M. Costa, Eleanor Marshall, Mesfin Tesfaye, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Masashi Mori, Yoshitaka Umetsu, Sophie L. Otterbach, Ranjith Papareddy, Hugh G. Dickinson, Kim Boutiller, Kathryn A. VandenBosch, Shinya Ohki and José F. Gutierrez-Marcos

Science 344 (6180) (April 11, 2014): 168-172

Abstract
Cover AJAE April 2014

"Relative Preferences for Soil Conservation Incentives among Smallholder Farmers: Evidence from Malawi"

Paswel Marenya, Vincent H. Smith and Ephraim Nkonya

American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96 (3) (April 2014): 690-710

Abstract
Cover Nature March 20 2014

"Technology Transfer: Industry-Funded Academic Inventions Boost Innovation"

Brian D. Wright, Kyriakos Drivas, Zhen Lei and Stephen A. Merrill

Nature 507 (7492) (March 20, 2014): 297-299

Technology Transfer: Industry-Funded Academic Inventions Boost Innovation
Cover Innovation in Smallholder Farming in Africa

"Broad Versus Specific Agricultural Recommendations: Implications for Research and Policy"

Maxwell Mkondiwa and Richard Coe

Paper in Innovation in Smallholder Farming in Africa: Recent Advances and Recommendations; Proceedings of the International Workshop on Agricultural Innovation Systems in Africa (AISA), 29-31 May 2013, Nairobi, Kenya, eds. Bernard Triomphe, Ann Waters-Bayer, Laurens Klerkx, Marc Schut, Beth Cullen, Geoffrey Kamau and Ewen Le Borgne, (Montpellier, France: Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD), March 20, 2014), pp. 143-147

Innovation in Smallholder Farming in Africa: Recent Advances and Recommendations
Cover Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development

"The Dynamic IP System in Crop Genetics and Biotechnology"

Derek Eaton and Gregory Graff

Chapter 28 in Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development, eds. Stuart J. Smyth, Peter W.B. Phillips and David Castle, (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2014): 425-449

Abstract
Handbook on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Development (Table of Contents)
Cover WACO Research Note 05

"Collective Action among African Smallholders: Trends and Lessons for Future Development Strategies"

Frederick Wanyama, Colin Poulton, Helen Markelova, Céline Dutilly, George Hendrikse, Jos Bijman, Gian Nicola Francesconi, Tanguy Bernard, Michael Cook, Ousmane Badiane and Fleur Wouterse

WCAO Thematic Research Note 05, Washington, DC and Almadies, Senegal: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IFPRI-West and Central Africa Office, March 2014

Collective Action among African Smallholders
Gender in Agriculture

"Livestock and Women's Livelihoods: A Review of the Recent Evidence"

Patti Kristjanson, Ann Waters-Bayer, Nancy L. Johnson, Anita Tipilda, Jemimah Njuki, Isabelle Baltenweck, Delia Grace and Susan MacMillan

Chapter 9 in Gender in Agriculture: Closing the Knowledge Gap, eds. Agnes R. Quisumbing, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Terri L. Raney, Andre Croppenstedt, Julia A. Behrman and Amber Peterman, (Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Springer, 2014), pp. 209-233

Abstract
Gender in Agriculture: Closing the Knowledge Gap (Table of Contents)
Gender in Agriculture

"The Gender Asset Gap and Its Implications for Agricultural and Rural Development"

Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Nancy Johnson, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Jemimah Njuki, Julia A. Behrman, Deborah Rubin, Amber Peterman and Elizabeth Waithanji

Chapter 5 in Gender in Agriculture: Closing the Knowledge Gap, eds. Agnes R. Quisumbing, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Terri L. Raney, Andre Croppenstedt, Julia A. Behrman and Amber Peterman, (Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Springer, 2014), pp. 91-115

Abstract
Gender in Agriculture: Closing the Knowledge Gap (Table of Contents)
Journal of Economic Perspectives

"Agriculture in the Global Economy"

Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey

Journal of Economic Perspectives 28 (1) (Winter 2014): 121-146

Agriculture in the Global Economy

"SHEAR: Sample Heterogeneity Estimation and Assembly by Reference"

Sean R. Landman, Tae Hyun Hwang, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Yingming Li, Scott M. Dehm, Michael Steinbach and Vipin Kumar

BMC Genomics 15 (1) (January 29, 2014): 84

SHEAR: Sample Heterogeneity Estimation and Assembly by Reference

"Polymorphisms within the Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Gene (TERT) in Four Breeds of Dogs Selected for Difference in Lifespan and Cancer Susceptibility"

Camille A. McAloney, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Jaime F. Modiano and Anindya Bagchi

BMC Veterinary Research 10 (January 14, 2014): 20

Polymorphisms within the Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Gene (TERT) in Four Breeds of Dogs Selected for Difference in Lifespan
Agricultural R&D, Food Prices, Poverty and Malnutrition Redux

"Agricultural R&D, Food Prices, Poverty and Malnutrition Redux"

Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey

Staff Paper P14-1, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics, January 2014

"Agricultural R&D, Food Prices, Poverty and Malnutrition Redux"
Cover Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Food Systems

"Intellectual Property in Agriculture"

M. Alandete-Saez, C. Chi-Ham, G.D. Graff and A.B. Bennett

In Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, ed. Neal K. Van Alfen, (Oxford, United Kingdom: Academic Press, 2014), pp. 31-43

Abstract
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (Table of Contents)
Cover Sumario Executivo

Sumário Executivo, Macrozoneamento Ecológico-Econômico do Estado do Maranhã

Mateus Batistella, Édson Luis Bolfe, Luiz Eduardo Vicente, Daniel de Castro Victoria and Luciana Spinelli Araujo, eds.

Campinas, Brazil, São Luis, Brazil: Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (Embrapa) Monitoramento por Satélite, Embrapa Cocais, 2014

Sumário Executivo, Macrozoneamento Ecológico-Econômico do Estado do Maranhã
Cover The Value of Neonicotinoids

"Estimated Impact of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Pest Management Practices and Costs for U.S. Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Cotton and Sorghum Farmers"

Paul D. Mitchell

Report A2 in The Value of Neonicotinoids in North American Agriculture, (AgInformatics, 2014)

Estimated Impact of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on Pest Management Practices and Costs for U.S. Corn, Soybean, Wheat ...
The Value of Neonicotinoids in North American Agriculture
Cover Economics of South African Townships

"Economic and Social Trends in Townships and Informal Settlements"

Hans Binswanger-Mkhize and Fernando Im

Chapter 3 in Economics of South African Townships: Special Focus on Diepsloot, ed. Sandeep Mahajan, (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2014), pp. 65-113

Economics of South African Townships: Special Focus on Diepsloot
Insect Resistance Management, 2nd Edition

"Insect Resistance Management: Adoption and Compliance"

Terrance M. Hurley and Paul D. Mitchell

Chapter 13 in Insect Resistance Management: Biology, Economics, and Prediction, 2nd Edition, ed. David W. Onstad, (San Diego, CA : Academic Press, 2014), pp. 421-451

Abstract
Insect Resistance Management: Biology, Economics, and Prediction, 2nd Edition (Table of Contents)
Cover International Journal of Remote Sensing

"The Roles of Textural Images in Improving Land-Cover Classification in the Brazilian Amazon"

Dengsheng Lu, Guiying Li, Emilio Moran, Luciano Dutra and Mateus Batistella

International Journal of Remote Sensing 35 (2014): 8188-8207

Abstract
Cover Geotecnologias e Geoinformacao

Geotecnologias e Geoinformação: O Produtor Pergunta, a Embrapa Responde

Sérgio Gomes Tôsto, Cristina Aparecida Gonçalves Rodrigues, Édson Luis Bolfe and Mateus Batistella, eds.

Coleção 500 Perguntas, 500 Respostas, Brasília, Brazil: Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa), 2014

Geotecnologias e Geoinformação: O Produtor Pergunta, a Embrapa Responde
Cover California Agriculture 68 1

"Pierce's Disease Costs California $104 Million per Year"

Kabir P. Tumber, Julian M. Alston and Kate B. Fuller

California Agriculture 68 (1) (January-June 2014): 20-29

Pierce's Disease Costs California $104 Million per Year
Cover New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science

"Using Seasonal Measurements to Inform Ecophysiology: Extracting Cardinal Growth Temperatures for Process-Based Growth Models of Five Eucalyptus Species/Crosses from Simple Field Trials"

Michael S. Watt, Rafael Rubilar, Mark O. Kimberley, Darren J. Kriticos, Veronica Emhart, Oscar Mardones, Manuel Acevedo, Matias Pincheira, Jose Stape and Tom Fox

New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 44 (2014): 9

Using Seasonal Measurements to Inform Ecophysiology: Extracting Cardinal Growth Temperatures for Process-Base Growth Models...
Cover Chapter 16

"Geospatial Monitoring for Integrated Crop-Livestock-Forestry Systems"

Édson Luis Bolfe, Ricardo Guimarães Andrade, Luiz Eduardo Vicente, Mateus Battistella, Célia Regina Grego and Daniel de Castro Victoria

Chapter 16 in Integrated Crop-Livestock-Forestry Systems: A Brazilian Experience for Sustainable Farming, eds. Davi José Bungenstab and Roberto Giolo de Almeida, (Brasilia, Brazil: Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria (Embrapa), 2014), pp. 205-212

Geospatial Monitoring for Integrated Crop-Livestock-Forestry Systems
Cover Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

"Patent Evaluation Based on Technological Trajectory Revealed in Relevant Prior Patents"

Sooyoung Oh, Zhen Lei, Wang-Chien Lee and John Yen

In Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: 18th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2014, Tainan, Taiwan, May 13-16, 2014, Proceedings, Part I, eds. Vincent S. Tseng, Tu Bao Ho, Zhi-Hua Zhou, Arbee L. P. Chen and Hung-Yu Kao; (New York, NY: Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 8443, 2014), pp. 545-556

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Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: 18th Pacific-Asia Conference, PAKDD 2014, Proceedings
Cover Weeds and Climate Change

ADAPTNRM: Weeds and Climate Change: Supporting Weed Management Adaptation; Technical Guide

John K. Scott, Bruce L. Webber, Helen Murphy, Noboru Ota, Darren J. Kriticos and Barton Loechel

Canberra, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), ADAPTNRM, 2014

ADAPTNRM: Weeds and Climate Change: Supporting Weed Management Adaptation; Technical Guide
ADAPTNRM Resources
Cover Geotecnologias e Geoinformacao

"Panorama Atual"

Édson Luis Bolfe, Daniel de Castro Victoria, Mateus Batistella, Davi de Oliveira Custódio and Fabio Enrique Torresan

Chapter 2 in Geotecnologias e Geoinformação: O Produtor Pergunta, a Embrapa Responde, eds. Sérgio Gomes Tôsto, Cristina Aparecida Gonçalves Rodrigues, Édson Luis Bolfe and Mateus Batistella, (Brasília, Brazil: Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa), Coleção 500 Perguntas, 500 Respostas, 2014), pp. 35-48

Geotecnologias e Geoinformação: O Produtor Pergunta, a Embrapa Responde
Poster Batistella 2014

"Technological and Environmental Risks in the Context of Climate Change"

Allan Yu Iwama, Leonard R. Teixeira, Mateus Batistella and Lúcia da Costa Ferreira

Poster presented at WCRP Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean: Developing, Linking, and Applying Climate Knowledge (WRCP-LAC), Montevideo, Uruguay, 2014

Technological and Environmental Risks in the Context of Climate Change
Cover Report of a Pest Risk Analysis for Parthenium Hysterophorus

"Report of a Pest Risk Analysis for Parthenium hysterophorus"

Guillaume Fried, Darren Kriticos, Alfons Oude Lansink, Dane Panetta, Hathwar Ramachandra Prasad, Asad Shabbir, Tuvia Yaacoby and Sarah Brunel

14-19988, European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), 2014

Report of a Pest Risk Analysis for Parthenium hysterophorus
Cover Forest Landscapes and Global Change

"Humans as Agents of Change in Forest Landscapes"

Juliana S. Farinaci, Tatyana B. Ruseva, Catherine M. Tucker, Tom P. Evans and Mateus Batistella

Chapter 4 in Forest Landscapes and Global Change: Challenges for Research and Management, eds. João C. Azevedo, Ajith H. Perera and M. Alice Pinto, (New York, NY: Springer, 2014), pp. 75-105

Abstract
Forest Landscapes and Global Change: Challenges for Research and Management (Table of Contents)
Cover Water Scarcity Livelihoods and Food Security

"Research on Institutions for Agricultural Water Management under the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food"

Nancy Johnson, Brent M. Swallow and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

Chapter 6 in Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security: Research and Innovation for Development, eds. Larry W. Harrington and Myles J. Fisher, (New York, NY: Routledge, Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management, 2014), pp. 125-155

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Cover Geotecnologias e Geoinformacao

"Tendências Mundiais"

Sérgio Gomes Tôsto, André Luiz dos Santos Furtado, Cristina Aparecida Gonçalves Rodrigues, Édson Luis Bolfe, Mateus Batistella and Daniel de Castro Victoria

Chapter 3 in Geotecnologias e Geoinformação: O Produtor Pergunta, a Embrapa Responde, eds. Sérgio Gomes Tôsto, Cristina Aparecida Gonçalves Rodrigues, Édson Luis Bolfe and Mateus Batistella, (Brasília, Brazil: Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa), Coleção 500 Perguntas, 500 Respostas, 2014), pp. 49-60

Geotecnologias e Geoinformação: O Produtor Pergunta, a Embrapa Responde
Poster Batistella 2014

Multiscale Approaches to Analyse Risks and Vulnerabilities in the Coastal Zone (Brazil)

Allan Yu Iwama, Mateus Batistella and Lúcia da Costa Ferreira

Poster presented at WCRP Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean: Developing, Linking, and Applying Climate Knowledge (WRCP-LAC), Montevideo, Uruguay, 2014

Approaches to Analyse Risks and Vulnerabilities in the Coastal Zone (Brazil)
Cover Sustainable Economic Development

"The Role of Agricultural Economists in Sustaining Bad Programs"

Brian Wright

Chapter 14 in Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions, eds. Arsenio M. Balisacan, Ujjayant Chakravorty and Majah-Leah V. Ravago, (Oxford, England: Academic Press, 2014), pp.237-246

The Role of Agricultural Economists in Sustaining Bad Programs
Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions (Table of Contents)
Cover Remote Sensing of Natural Resources

"Land Use/Land Cover Classification in the Brazilian Amazon with Different Sensor Data and Classification Algorithms"

Guiying Li, Dengsheng Lu, Emilio Moran, Mateus Batistella, Luciano V. Dutra, Corina C. Freitas and Sidnei J.S. Sant'Anna

Chapter 6 in Remote Sensing of Natural Resources, eds. Guangxing Wang and Qihao Weng, (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2014), pp. 111-126

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Cover Senay Thesis

"Modelling Invasive Species-Landscape Interactions Using High Resolution, Spatially Explicit Models"

Senait Dereje Senay

PhD Thesis. Canterbury, New Zealand: Lincoln University, 2014

Modelling Invasive Species-Landscape Interactions Using High Resolution, Spatially Explicit Models
Cover Health Policy and Planning Jan 2014

"Opportunities and Limitations of Patient Choice: The Case of the Russian Federation"

Igor Sheiman, Sergey Shishkin and Helen Markelova

Health Policy and Planning 29 (1) (January 2014): 106-114

Opportunities and Limitations of Patient Choice: The Case of the Russian Federation

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