Publications

Pages

2009
Cover Nature June 4 2009

"Evolution of Pathogenicity and Sexual Reproduction in Eight Candida Genomes"

Geraldine Butler, Matthew D. Rasmussen, Michael F. Lin, Manuel A.S. Santos, Sharadha Sakthikumar, Carol A. Munro, Esther Rheinbay, Manfred Grabherr, Anja Forche, Jennifer L. Reedy, Ino Agrafioti, Martha B. Arnaud, Steven Bates, Alistair J.P. Brown, Sascha Brunke, Maria C. Costanzo, David A. Fitzpatrick, Piet W.J. de Groot, David Harris, Lois L. Hoyer, Bernhard Hube, Frans M. Klis, Chinnappa Kodira, Nicola Lennard, Mary E. Logue, Ronny Martin, Aaron M. Neiman, Elissavet Nikolaou, Michael A. Quail, Janet Quinn, Maria C. Santos, Florian F. Schmitzberger, Gavin Sherlock, Prachi Shah, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Marek S. Skrzypek, David Soll, Rodney Staggs, Ian Stansfield, Michael P.H. Stumpf, Peter E. Sudbery, Thyagarajan Srikantha, Qiandong Zeng, Judith Berman, Matthew Berriman, Joseph Heitman, Neil A.R. Gow, Michael C. Lorenz, Bruce W. Birren, Manolis Kellis and Christina A. Cuomo

Nature 459 (7247) (June 4, 2009): 657-662

Evolution of Pathogenicity and Sexual Reproduction in Eight Candida Genomes
Weed Research

"The Current and Future Potential Distribution of Cytisus Scoparius: A Weed of Pastoral Systems, Natural Ecosystems and Plantation Forestry"

K.J.B. Potter, Darren J. Kriticos, Michael S. Watt and A. Leriche

Weed Research 49 (3) (June 2009): 271-282

Abstract

A Preliminary View of University of California Data on Disclosures, Licensing and Patenting

Kyriakos Drivas, Zhen Lei and Brian Wright

Report prepared for The National Academies, National Research Council, The Committee on Management of University Intellectual Property: Lessons from a Generation of Experience, Research, and Dialogue, (Berkeley, CA, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, May 27, 2009)

A Preliminary View of University of California Data on Disclosures, Licensing and Patenting
Capital Service Flows: Concepts and Comparisons of Alternative Measures in U.S. Agriculture

"Capital Service Flows: Concepts and Comparisons of Alternative Measures in U.S. Agriculture"

Matthew A. Andersen, Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey

Staff Paper P09-8 / InSTePP Paper 09-03, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics and International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), May 2009

"Capital Service Flows: Concepts and Comparisons of Alternative Measures in U.S. Agriculture"
Cover Focus 16 Brief 10

"The Importance of Property Rights in Climate Change Mitigation"

Helen Markelova and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

2020 Vision, Agriculture and Climate Change: An Agenda for Negotiation in Copenhagen, Focus 16, Brief 10, Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), May 2009

The Importance of Property Rights in Climate Change Mitigation
Cover Development Policy Review

"Collective Action and Property Rights for Poverty Reduction: A Review of Methods and Approaches"

Esther Mwangi and Helen Markelova

Development Policy Review 27 (3) (May 2009): 307-331

Previously published as CAPRi Working Paper 82, Washington, DC: Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) System-wide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi), June 2008

Abstract (Development Policy Review)
CAPRi Working Paper no. 82
Investigaciones a Futuro

Investigaciones a Futuro: Proyeccion del Potencial Agropecuario en America Latina y el Caribe

Philip G. Pardey, Stanley Wood and Reed Hertford (eds.)

Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2009

Investigaciones a Futuro: Proyeccion del Potencial Agropecuario en America Latina y el Caribe
Economic Development and Cultural Change

Review of "The WTO and India's Pharmaceuticals Industry: Patent Protection, TRIPS, and Developing Countries" by Sudip Chaudhuri

Brian D. Wright

Economic Development and Cultural Change 57 (3) (April 2009): 604-606

The WTO and India's Pharmaceuticals Industry: Patent Protection, TRIPS, and Developing Countries, Sudip Chaudhuri, New Delhi, India: Oxford University Press, 2005

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The WTO and India's Pharmaceuticals Industry (Abstract)
Cover CAPRi Policy Brief 6

"Collective Action for Smallholder Market Access"

Helen Markelova and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

CAPRi Policy Brief 6, Washington, DC: Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Systemwide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi), April 2009

Collective Action for Smallholder Market Access
Cover Science March 27 2009

"A Transposon-Based Genetic Screen in Mice Identifies Genes Altered in Colorectal Cancer"

Timothy K. Starr, Raha Allaei, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Rodney A. Staggs, Aaron L. Sarver, Tracy L. Bergemann, Mihir Gupta, M. Gerard O'Sullivan, Ilze Matise, Adam J. Dupuy, Lara S. Collier, Scott Powers, Ann L. Oberg, Yan W. Asmann, Stephen N. Thibodeau, Lino Tessarollo, Neal G. Copeland, Nancy A. Jenkins, Robert T. Cormier and David A. Largaespada

Science 323 (5922) (March 27, 2009): 1747-1750

Abstract
Forest Ecology and Management

"The Hosts and Potential Geographic Range of Dothistroma Needle Blight"

Michael S. Watt, Darren J. Kriticos, Samantha Alcaraz, Anna V. Brown and Agathe Leriche

Forest Ecology and Management 257 (6) (March 2009): 1505-1519

Abstract
Cover Nature Biotechnology

"A Conditional Transposon-Based Insertional Mutagenesis Screen for Genes Associated with Mouse Hepatocellular Carcinoma"

Vincent W. Keng, Augusto Villanueva, Derek Y. Chiang, Adam J. Dupuy, Barbara J. Ryan, Ilze Matise, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Aaron Sarver, Timothy K.Starr, Keiko Akagi, Lino Tessarollo, Lara S. Collier, Scott Powers, Scott W. Lowe, Nancy A. Jenkins, Neal G. Copeland, Josep M. Llovet and David A. Largaespada.

Nature Biotechnology 27(3) (March 2009):264-274

A Conditional Transposon-Based Insertional Mutagenesis Screen for Genes Associated with Mouse Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Cover Enola Bean Patent Controversy

The Enola Bean Patent Controversy

Carol Nottenburg

Commentary, HarvestChoice, February 24, 2009

The Enola Bean Patent Controversy
Cover Veterinary Dermatology

"Expression of Endogenous Antimicrobial Peptides in Normal Canine Skin"

Kyra V. Wingate, Sheila M. Torres, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Julie A. Hendrickson and Mark S. Rutherford

Veterinary Dermatology 20 (1) (February 2009):19-26

Abstract
What the Industrial Countries Can Do to Support Developing Countries' Development Goals

"What the Industrial Countries Can Do to Support Developing Countries' Development Goals"

Anne O. Krueger

Staff Paper P09-04 / InSTePP Paper 09-02, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics and International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), February 2009

"What the Industrial Countries Can Do to Support Developing Countries' Development Goals"

"Collective Action for Smallholder Market Access"

Helen Markelova, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Jon Hellin and Stephen Dohrn

Food Policy 34 (1) (February 2009): 1-7

Also published as Policy Brief 6, Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), April 2009

Abstract (Food Policy)
Policy Brief 6

"Water and Poverty in Two Colombian Watersheds"

Nancy L. Johnson, James Garcia, Jorge E. Rubiano, Marcela Quintero, Ruben D. Estrada, Esther Mwangi, Adriana Morena, Alexandra Peralta and Sara Granados

Water Alternatives 2 (1) (February 2009): 34-52

Water and Poverty in Two Colombian Watersheds
Cover Annual Review of Resource Economics

"The Economics of Agricultural R&D"

Julian M. Alston, Philip G. Pardey, Jennifer S. James and Matthew A. Andersen

Annual Review of Resource Economics 1 (1) (2009): 537-565

Abstract

"Overview: Herbicide Resistant Crops--Diffusion, Benefits, Pricing, and Resistance Management"

George B. Frisvold, Terrance M. Hurley and Paul D. Mitchell

AgBioForum 12 (3&4) (2009): 244-248

"Overview: Herbicide Resistant Crops--Diffusion, Benefits, Pricing, and Resistance Management"

"Characteristics of Herbicides and Weed-Management Programs Most Important to Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers"

Terrance M. Hurley, Paul D. Mitchell and George B. Frisvold

AgBioForum 12 (3&4) (2009): 269-280

"Characteristics of Herbicides and Weed-Management Programs Most Important to Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers"

"Weed Management Costs, Weed Best Management Practices, and the Roundup Ready® Weed Management Program"

Terrance M. Hurley, Paul D. Mitchell and George B. Frisvold

AgBioForum 12 (3&4) (2009): 281-290

"Weed Management Costs, Weed Best Management Practices, and the Roundup Ready® Weed Management Program"

"Effects of Weed Resistance Concerns and Resistance Management Practices on the Value of Roundup Ready® Crops"

Terrance M. Hurley, Paul D. Mitchell and George B. Frisvold

AgBioForum 12 (3&4) (2009): 291-302

"Effects of Weed Resistance Concerns and Resistance Management Practices on the Value of Roundup Ready® Crops"

“Opening Stem Cell Research: A Policy Proposal for the Management of Data, Intellectual Property, and Ethics”

David Winickoff, Krishanu Saha and Gregory Graff

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics 9 (1) (Winter 2009): 52-127

Opening Stem Cell Research: A Policy Proposal for the Management of Data, Intellectual Property, and Ethics

"Adoption of Best Management Practices to Control Weed Resistance by Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers"

Terrance M. Hurley, Paul D. Mitchell and George B. Frisvold

AgBioForum 12 (3&4) (2009): 370-381

"Adoption of Best Management Practices to Control Weed Resistance by Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Growers"

"Stakeholder Positions Toward GM Food: The Case of Vitamin A Biofortified Cassava in Brazil"

Carolina Gonzalez, James Garcia and Nancy L. Johnson

AgBioForm 12 (3&4) (2009): 382-393

Stakeholder Positions Toward GM Food: The Case of Vitamin A Biofortified Cassava in Brazil

"A Return-on-Investment Analysis of the Health Promotion Program at the University of Minnesota"

John A. Nyman, Nathan A. Barleen and Bryan E. Dowd

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 51 (1) (January 2009): 54-65

Abstract
Cover New Tools for Precision Livestock Management

"The OTAG Operational Prototype and Its Web Management Interface"

Mateus Batistella, A.S. Ferreira and R.G. Andrade

In New Tools for Precision Livestock Management, (Montevideo, Uruguay: Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), 2009), pp. 44-50

New Tools for Precision Livestock Management
Cover SBSR 14

"Avaliação da Correlação Entre Indices de Vegetação e Biomassa Epígea de Sistemas Agroflorestais"

Édson Luis Bolfe, Marcos César Ferreira and Mateus Batistella

Paper in XIV Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto (SBSR), 25 a 30 de Abril de 2009, Natal-RN, Anais, eds. José Carlos Neves Epiphanio and Lênio Soares Galvão, (São José dos Campos, Brazil: INPE, 2009), pp. 2603-2610

Avaliação da Correlação Entre Indices de Vegetação e Biomassa Epígea de Sistemas Agroflorestais
XIV Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto (SBSR), 25 a 30 de Abril de 2009, Natal-RN, Anais
Cover New Phytologist

"Towards Physiological Sculpture of Plants"

Jagger J.W. Harvey and Steven H. Strauss

New Phytologist 181 (1) (January 2009): 8-12

Towards Physiological Sculpture of Plants
Cover Journal of Economic Policy Reform

"The Transitional Dynamics of Patent Reform"

Bonwoo Koo

Journal of Economic Policy Reform 12 (4) (2009): 249-262

Abstract
Cover California Agriculture Jan Mar 2009

"Setting Agricultural Science Strategy in Tumultuous Economic Times"

Julian M. Alston, Philip G. Pardey and Jennifer S. James

California Agriculture 63 (1) (January-March 2009): 2

Setting Agricultural Science Strategy in Tumultuous Economic Times

"Factors Affecting Weed Control Costs and Farmer Values for Roundup Ready® Cotton"

Terry Hurley, Paul Mitchell and George Frisvold

Paper presented at Beltwide Cotton Conferences: Improving Our Farm, Future and World, San Antonio, TX, January 5-8, 2009

Abstract
Cover Amazonia and Global Change

"The Changing Rates and Patterns of Deforestation and Land Use in Brazilian Amazonia"

Diogenes S. Alves, Douglas C. Morton, Mateus Batistella, Dar A. Roberts and Carlos Souza Jr.

Chapter in Amazonia and Global Change, eds. Michael Keller, Mercedes Bustamante, John Gash and Pedro Silva Dias, (Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph 186, 2009), pp. 11-23

Also published in Portuguese: Taxas de Mudança e Padrões de Desmatamento e Uso da Terra na Amazônia Brasileira

Abstract
Amazonia and Global Change (Table of Contents)
Taxas de Mudança e Padrões de Desmatamento e Uso da Terra na Amazônia Brasileira
Amazonia and Global Change (Portuguese Translation)

"Estimativa do Albedo em Áreas de Pastagem e Floresta no Mato Grosso do Sul"

Ricardo Guimarães Andrade, Mateus Batistella, Thais Basso Amaral and Sady Júnior Martins da Costa de Menezes

Paper presented at Congresso Brasileiro de Agroinformática, 7th, Viçosa, Brazil, 2009

Estimativa do Albedo em Áreas de Pastagem e Floresta no Mato Grosso do Sul
Cover Amazonia and Global Change

"People and Environment in Amazonia: The LBA Experience and Other Perspectives"

Mateus Batistella, D.S. Alves, E.F. Moran, C. Souza Jr., R. Walker and S.J. Walsh

Chapter in Amazonia and Global Change, eds. Michael Keller, Mercedes Bustamante, John Gash and Pedro Silva Dias, (Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph 186, 2009), pp. 1-9

Also published in Portuguese: Sociedade e Meio Ambientena Amazônia: A Experiência do LBA e Outras Perspectivas

Abstract
Amazonia and Global Change (Table of Contents)
Sociedade e Meio Ambientena Amazônia: A Experiência do LBA e Outras Perspectivas
Amazonia and Global Change (Portuguese Translation)
Cover Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics

"Commentary: Is It Possible to Determine the Extent to Which Informational Asymmetries and Prejudice Bias Responses?"

Terrance M. Hurley

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 37 (4) (Winter 2009): 594-597

Abstract
Nature Biotechnology 27 (1)

"Patents versus Patenting: Implications of Intellectual Property Protection for Biological Research"

Zhen Lei, Rakhi Juneja and Brian D. Wright

Nature Biotechnology 27 (1) (January 2009): 36-40

Patents versus Patenting: Implications of Intellectual Property Protection for Biological Research
Cover Amazonia and Global Change

"Results from LBA and a Vision for Future Amazonian Research"

Mateus Batistella, Pedro Artaxo, C. Nobre, Michael Bustamante and F. Luizão

Chapter in Amazonia and Global Change, eds. Michael Keller, Mercedes Bustamante, John Gash and Pedro Silva Dias, (Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph 186, 2009), pp. 555-563

Also published in Portuguese: Resultados do LBA e uma Perspectiva da Futura Pesquisa Amazônica

Abstract
Amazonia and Global Change (Table of Contents)
Resultados do LBA e uma Perspectiva da Futura Pesquisa Amazônica
Amazonia and Global Change (Portuguese Translation)
Cover Globalization and the Rural-Urban Divide

"Rural and Urban Dynamics and Poverty: Evidence from China and India"

S. Fan, A. Mukherjee and Connie Chan-Kang

Chapter 5 in Globalization and the Rural-Urban Divide, eds. Munisamy Gopinath and Hanho Kim, (Seoul, Korea: Seoul National University Press, 2009)

Globalization and the Rural-Urban Divide (Table of Contents)
Cover Amazonia and Global Change

"Small Farmers and Deforestation in Amazonia"

Eduardo S. Brondízio, Anthony Cak, Marcellus M. Caldas, Carlos Mena, Richard Bilsborrow, Celia T. Futemma, Thomas Ludewigs, Emilio F. Moran and Mateus Batistella

Chapter in Amazonia and Global Change, eds. Michael Keller, Mercedes Bustamante, John Gash and Pedro Silva Dias, (Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph 186, 2009), pp. 117-143

Also published in Portuguese: Pequenos Produtores e o Desmatamento na Amazônia

Abstract
Amazonia and Global Change (Table of Contents)
Pequenos Produtores e o Desmatamento na Amazônia
Amazonia and Global Change (Portuguese Translation)
Cover IFAD Working Paper

"The Changing Context and Prospects for Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa"

Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize and Alex F. McCalla

Working Paper from the Joint Evaluation of AfDB and IFAD Policies and Operations in Agriculture and Rural Development in Africa,  Tunis, Tunisia and Rome, Italy: African Development Bank (AfDB) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 2009

The Changing Context and Prospects for Agriulcutral and Rural Development in Africa

"Estimativa de Biomassa Epígea e Estoque de Carbono de Sistemas Agroflorestais em Tomé-Açu, Pará"

Édson Luis Bolfe, Mateus Batistella, Marcos César Ferreira and Jaílson Takamatsu

Paper in Congresso Brasileiro de Sistemas Agroflorestais, 7th, Diálogo e Interação de Saberes em Sistemas Agroflorestais para Sociedades Sustentáveis, Anais, Luziânia, Brazil, June 22-26, 2009, (Luziânia, Brazil: Sociedade Brasileira de Sistemas Agroflorestais, 2009)

Estimativa de Biomassa Epígea e Estoque de Carbono de Sistemas Agroflorestais em Tomé-Açu, Pará
Cover Integrated Pest Management

"Decision Making and Economic Risk in IPM"

Paul D. Mitchell and William D. Hutchison

Chapter 4 in Integrated Pest Management: Concepts, Tactics, Strategies and Case Studies, eds. Edward B. Radcliffe, William D. Hutchison and Rafael E. Cancelado, (Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2009), pp. 33-50

Abstract
Integrated Pest Management (Table of Contents)
Cover Ecossistemas Florestais

"As Florestas, as Árvores, o Homem"

Diógenes S. Alves and Mateus Batistella

Preface in Ecossistemas Florestais: Interação Homem-Ambiente, eds. Emilio F. Moran and Elinor Ostrom, (Sao Paulo, Brazil: SENAC/EDUSP, 2009), pp. 9-12

Ecossistemas Florestais: Interação Homem-Ambiente (Abstract)
2008
Research Lags Revisited

“Research Lags Revisited: Concepts and Evidence from U.S. Agriculture”

Julian M. Alston, Philip G. Pardey and Vernon W. Ruttan

Staff Paper P08-14 / InSTePP Paper 08-02, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics and International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), December 2008

"Research Lags Revisited: Concepts and Evidence from U.S. Agriculture"

"The Artiodactyl APOBEC3 Innate Immune Repertoire Shows Evidence for a Multi-Functional Domain Organization That Existed in the Ancestor of Placental Mammals"

Rebecca S. LaRue, Stefán R. Jónsson, Kevin A.T. Silverstein, Mathieu Lajoier, Denis Bertrand, Nadia El-Mabrouk, Isidro Hötzel, Valgerdur Andrésdóttir, Timothy P.L. Smith and Reuben S. Harris

BMC Molecular Biology 9 (November 18, 2008):104

"The Artiodactyl APOBEC3 Innate Immune Repertoire Shows Evidence for a Multi-Functional Domain Organization That Existed in the
Cover Folha_Amazonica 14

"Lições do Passado, Desafios do Futuro: Entre a Biosfera e a Atmosfera Estamos Nós"

Mateus Batistella

Folha Amazônica - Boletim do Programa LBA 8 (14) (November 2008): 33

Medical Decision Making 28 (6)

"Quality-adjusted Life Years Lost from Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries"

John A. Nyman, Nathan A Barleen and Phatta Kirdruang

Medical Decision Making 28 (6) (November-December 2008): 819-828

Abstract
Cover Ag and Resource Economcs Update 12-2

"Agricultural Research, Productivity, and Food Commodity Prices"

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

Agricultural and Resource Economics Update 12 (2) (November-December 2008): 11-14

Agricultural Research, Productivity, and Food Commodity Prices
Cover IFPRI Discussion Paper 00795

"Publish or Patent? Knowledge Dissemination in Agricultural Biotechnology"

An Michiels and Bonwoo Koo

IFPRI DIscussion Paper 00795, Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), September 2008

Publish or Patent? Knowledge Dissemination in Agricultural Biotechnology
Cover ISU Working Paper 08026

"Testing for Complementarity and Substitutability among Multiple Technologies: The Case of U.S. Hog Farms"

Li Yu, Terrance M. Hurley, James B. Kliebenstein and Peter F. Orazem

ISU Economics Working Paper 08026, Ames, IA: Iowa State University, Department of Economics, September 2008

Testing for Complementarity and Substitutability among Multiple Technologies: The Case of U.S. Hog Farms
Agricultural R&D Policy

"Agricultural R&D Policy: A Tragedy of the International Commons"

Philip G. Pardey, Julian M. Alston and Jennifer S. James

Staff Paper P08-1 / InSTePP Paper 08-01, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics and International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), September 2008

"Agricultural R&D Policy: A Tragedy of the International Commons"
Biological Control

"Climate Matching Techniques to Narrow the Search for Biological Control Agents"

Mark P. Robertson, Darren J. Kriticos and Costas Zachariades

Biological Control 46 (3) (September 2008): 442-452

Abstract
Cover Transport Policy

"Regional Road Development, Rural and Urban Poverty: Evidence from China"

Shenggen Fan and Connie Chan-Kang

Transport Policy 15 (5) (September 2008): 305-314

Abstract
HortScience 43-5

"Public Funding for Research into Specialty Crops"

Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey

HortScience 43 (5) (August 2008): 1461-1470

Public Funding for Research into Specialty Crops
Cover Effect of Climate Change on New Zealand's Planted Forests

The Effect of Climate Change on New Zealand's Planted Forests: Impacts, Risks and Opportunities

M.S. Watt, M.U.F. Kirschbaum, T.S.H. Paul, A. Tait, H.G. Pearce, E.G. Brockerhoff, J.R. Moore, L.S. Bulman and D.J. Kriticos

Client Report No. CC MAF POL_2008-07 (106-1) –No. 1, Rotorua, New Zealand: Scion, July 31, 2008

The Effect of Climate Change on New Zealand's Planted Forests: Impacts, Risks and Opportunities
Cover Andrade Thesis

"Livelihood Strategies of Farmers in Bolivar, Ecuador: Asset Distribution, Activity Selection and Income Generation Decisions in Rural Households"

Robert Santiago Andrade Lopez

Master of Science Thesis, Blacksburg, Virginia: Virginia Tech, June 20, 2008

Livelihood Strategies of Farmers in Bolivar, Ecuador: Asset Distribution, Activity Selection and Income Generation Decisions in
Cover  Potential Distribution of Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii in New Zealand

The Current and Future Potential Distribution of Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii in New Zealand

Darren J. Kriticos and Agathe Leriche

MAF Biosecurity New Zealand Technical Paper 2009/28, Wellington, New Zeland: MAF Security New Zealand, 2009

Cover MGG May 2008

"Programmed Cell Death Suppression in Transformed Plant Tissue by Tomato cDNAs Identified from an Agrobacterium rhizogenes-Based Functional Screen"

Jagger J.W. Harvey, James E. Lincoln and David G. Gilchrist

Molecular Genetics and Genomics 279 (5) (May 2008): 509-521

Abstract
Cover ISU Working Paper 08013

"Firm Size, Technical Change and Wages in the Pork Sector, 1990-2005"

Li Yu, Terrance M. Hurley, James B. Kliebenstein and Peter F. Orazem

Working Paper 08013, Ames, IA: Iowa State University, Department of Economics, April 2008

Firm Size, Technical Change and Wages in the Pork Sector, 1990-2005
Cover Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing

"Integration of Landsat TM and SPOT HRG Images for Vegetation Change Detection in the Brazilian Amazon"

Dengsheng Lu, Mateus Batistella and Emilio Moran

Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 4 (April 2008): 421-430

Integration of Landsat TM and SPOT HRG Images for Vegetation Change Detection in the Brazilian Amazon
Cover Staff Paper P08-3

"General Purpose Technology, Revolutionary Technology, and Technological Maturity"

Vernon W. Ruttan

Staff Paper P08-3, St. Paul, MN, Department of Applied Economics, April 2008

General Purpose Technology, Revolutionary Technology, and Technological Maturity
Cover Nutritional and Product Quality Innvoations

"Nutritional and Product Quality Innovations in Agricultural Biotechnology: A New Generation of Crop Traits and Their Potential Economic Impacts"

Gregory D. Graff, David Zilberman and Alan B. Bennett

Davis, CA: University of California, Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (PIPRA), April 2008

Nutritional and Product Quality Innovations in Agricultural Biotechnology

"Defensin-like Genes: Genomic Perspectives on a Diverse Superfamily in Plants"

Michelle A. Graham, Kevin A.T. Silverstein and Kathryn A. VandenBosch

Crop Science 48 (S1) (March 2008):S3-S11

Defensin-like Genes: Genomic Perspectives on a Diverse Superfamily in Plants
Cover Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing

"A Comparative Study of Landsat TM and SPOT HRG Images for Vegetation Classification in the Brazilian Amazon"

Dengsheng Lu, Mateus Batistella, Emilio Moran and Evaristo E. de Miranda

Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 74 (3) (March 2008): 311-321

Abstract
Should Governments Subsidize Tuition At Public Universities?

Should Governments Subsidize Tuition At Public Universities?: Assessing the Benefits of Tuition Subsidies Provided by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System

Amy Damon and Paul Glewwe

InSTePP Report, St. Paul, MN: International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), March 2008

Should Governments Subsidize Tuition At Public Universities?
Cover Binenbaum AARES 2008

"Has the Return on Australian Public Investment in Agricultural Research Changed?"

Eran Binenbaum, John D. Mullen and Chang Tao Wang

Paper presented at the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) 52nd Annual Conference, Canberra, Australia, February 5-8, 2008

Has the Return on Australian Public Investment in Agricultural Research Changed?
Cover Staff Paper P08-1

"Induced Technical Change, Induced Institutional Change and Mechanism Design"

Vernon W. Ruttan

Staff Paper P08-1, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics, February 2008

Induced Technical Change, Induced Institutional Change and Mechanism Design
Cover Graff 2008

"Issues and Innovations in Intellectual Property for Crop Biotechnology: Intellectual Property Issues in Developing Countries"

Gregory D. Graff

Paper presented at The Second Decade of Crop Biotechnology: Oppportunities and Challenges for the Food System, Washington, DC, January 16-17, 2008

Issues and Innovations in Intellectual Property for Crop Biotechnology: Intellectual Property Issues in Developing Countries
Cover Geoinformacao e monitoramento ambiental

Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina

Mateus Batistella and Emilio F. Moran, eds.

São Paulo, SP, Brazil : Editora Senac São Paulo, 2008

Abstract
Cover 16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings

"Weeds Getting Steamed-up in the Tropics: Climate Change Effects on Ecosystem Water Use Efficiency and Woody Plant Range"

Darren J. Kriticos

In 16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings:  Weed Management 2008, Hot Topics in the Tropics, eds. R.D. van Klinken, V.A. Osten, F.D. Panetta and J.C. Scanlan, (Clifford Gardens, Queensland: Queensland Weeds Society, 2008), pp. 506-509

Weeds Getting Steamed-up in the Tropics: Climate Change Effects on Ecosystem Water Use Efficiency and Woody Plant Range
16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings
Cover Agrobacterium

"Agrobacterium-Mediated Gene Transfer: A Lawyer’s Perspective"

Carol Nottenburg and Carolina Roa Rodríguez

Chapter 20 in Agrobacterium: From Biology to Biotechnology, eds. Tzvi Tzfira and Vitaly Citovsky,  (New York, NY: Springer, 2008), pp. 699-735

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Agrobacterium: From Biology to Biotechnology (Table of Contents)
Cover Geoinformacao e Monitoramento Ambiental

"Geoinformação e Gestão Ambiental na América Latina e no Caribe em Tempos de Mudanças Globais"

Mateus Batistella, Emilio F. Moran and Édson Luis Bolfe

Chapter in Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina, eds. Mateus Batistella and Emilio F. Moran, (São Paulo, SP, Brazil : Editora Senac São Paulo, 2008), pp. 265-278

Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina (Abstract)
Cover Agricultural Economics

"Irrigation Technology Adoption and Its Implication for Water Conservation in the Texas High Plains: A Real Options Approach"

Sangtaek Seo, Eduardo Segarra, Paul D. Mitchell and David J. Leatham

Agricultural Economics 38 (1) (January 2008): 47-55

Abstract
Plant Biotechnology and Genetics

“Intellectual Property in Agricultural Biotechnology: Strategies for Open Access”

Alan B. Bennett, Cecilia Chi-Ham, Gregory Graff and Sarah Boettiger

Chapter 14 in Plant Biotechnology and Genetics: Principles, Techniques, and Applications, ed. C. Neal Stewart Jr., (New York, NY: J. Wiley & Sons, 2008) pp. 325-342

Abstract
Plant Biotechnology and Genetics: Principles, Techniques, and Applications (Table of Contents)
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"Abordagens Interdisciplinares na Ciência Amazônica: A Contribuição do LBA e Outras Perspectivas"

Mateus Batistella, Emílio F. Moran and Diógenes Salas Alves

Preface in Amazônia: Natureza e Sociedade em Transformação, eds. Mateus Batistella, Emílio F. Moran and Diógenes Salas Alves (São Paulo, SP, Brasil: EDUSP, Ciências Ambientais 2, 2008), pp. 7-12

Amazônia: Natureza e Sociedade em Transformação (Abstract)
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"Monitoramento da Expansão Agropecuária Como Subsídios à Gestão Ambiental Estratégica na Região Oeste da Bahia, Brasil"

Mateus Batistella, Gustavo Souza and Édson Luis Bolfe

Chapter in Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina, eds. Mateus Batistella and Emilio F. Moran, (São Paulo, SP, Brazil : Editora Senac São Paulo, 2008), pp. 163-196

Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina (Abstract)
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Modelling the Efficacy of Different Sampling Strategies for Estimating Disease Levels and Detecting the Spread of New Pests

D.J. Kriticos, A. Leriche, L.S. Bulman, M.O. Kimberley, S Alcaraz and B. Richardson

Client Report 12697, Rotorua, New Zealand: Scion, 2008

Modelling the Efficacy of Different Sampling Strategies for Estimating Disease Levels and Detecting the Spread of New Pests
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"A Questão das Dimensões Humanas no Experimento de Grande Escala da Biosfera-Atmosfera na Amazônia - LBA"

Diógenes S. Alves, Mateus Batistella and Emilio F. Moran

Chapter in Amazônia: Natureza e Sociedade em Transformação, eds. Mateus Batistella, Emílio F. Moran and Diógenes Salas Alves (São Paulo, SP, Brasil: EDUSP, Ciências Ambientais 2, 2008), pp. 15-34

Amazônia: Natureza e Sociedade em Transformação (Abstract)
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"The Potential Impact of Scotch Broom on Softwood Forestry in Australia "

Karina J.B. Potter, Darren J. Kriticos and Michael S. Watt

Chapter in 16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings:  Weed Management 2008, Hot Topics in the Tropics, Cairns, Australia, May 18-22, 2008, eds. R.D. van Klinken, V.A. Osten, F.D. Panetta and J.C. Scanlan, (Clifford Gardens, Queensland: Queensland Weeds Society, 2008), pp. 516-518

The Potential Impact of Scotch Broom on Softwood Forestry in Australia
16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings
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"Trajetórias de Desmatamento e Uso da Terra na Amazônia Brasileira: Uma Análise Multiescalar"

Emilio F. Moran, Eduardo S. Brondízio and Mateus Batistella

Chapter in Amazônia: Natureza e Sociedade em Transformação, eds. Mateus Batistella, Emílio F. Moran and Diógenes Salas Alves (São Paulo, SP, Brasil: EDUSP, Ciências Ambientais 2, 2008), pp. 55-70

Amazônia: Natureza e Sociedade em Transformação (Abstract)
Challenges to International Wheat Breeding

"Agricultural R&D Spending at a Critical Crossroads"

Philip G. Pardey, Julian M. Alston and Nienke M. Beintema

In International Symposium on Wheat Yield Potential: Challenges to International Wheat Breeding, eds. M.P. Reynolds, J. Pietragalla and H.-J. Braun, (Mexico D.F., Mexico: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), 2008), pp. 181-189

International Symposium on Wheat Yield Potential: Challenges to International Wheat Breeding
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"Climate Change Impacts on Scotch Broom in Australia"

Karina J.B. Potter, Darren J. Kriticos and Agathe Leriche

In 16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings:  Weed Management 2008, Hot Topics in the Tropics, eds. R.D. van Klinken, V.A. Osten, F.D. Panetta and J.C. Scanlan, (Clifford Gardens, Queensland: Queensland Weeds Society, 2008), pp.522-524

Climate Change Impacts on Scotch Broom in Australia
16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings
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"Accelerating Sustainable, Efficient and Equitable Land Reform: Case Study of the Qedusizi/Besters Cluster Project"

Hans P. Binswager, Roland Henderson, Zweli Mbhele and Kay Muir-Leresche

Africa Region Working Paper 109, Washington, DC: World Bank, January 2008

Accelerating Sustainable, Efficient and Equitable Land Reform: Case Study of the Qedusizi/Besters Cluster Project
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"Clipping the Butterfly Bush’s Wings: Defoliation Studies to Assess the Likely Impact of a Folivorous Weevil"

D.J. Kriticos, M.S. Watt, D. Whitehead, S.F. Gous, K.J. Potter and B. Richardson

Paper in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, La Grande Motte, France, 22-27 April 2007, eds. M.H. Julien, R.Storza, M.C. Bon, H.C. Evans, P.E. Hatcher, H.L. Hinz and B.G. Rector, (Wallingford, England: CAB International, 2008), pp. 32-36

Clipping the Butterfly Bush’s Wings: Defoliation Studies to Assess the Likely Impact of a Folivorous Weevil (Preview)
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (Preview)
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"Análise e Tendências Para o Mercado de Geoinformação no Brasil"

Mateus Batistella, Glauco Rodrigues Carvalho and Ivo Pierozzi Júnior

Chapter in Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina, eds. Mateus Batistella and Emilio F. Moran, (São Paulo, SP, Brazil : Editora Senac São Paulo, 2008), pp. 91-110

Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina (abstract)
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"Geoinformação e Ambiente: Trazendo a Ciência Espacial Para a Terra"

Mateus Batistella and Emilio F.  Moran

Preface in Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina, eds. Mateus Batistella and Emilio F. Moran, (São Paulo, SP, Brazil : Editora Senac São Paulo, 2008), pp. 9-20

Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina (Abstract)

"Assessing the Effect of Essigella californica on Pinus radiata at Two Sites in New Zealand"

M.C. Watson, D.J. Kriticos, G.M. Drayton, D.A.J Teulon and E.G. Brockerhoff

New Zealand Plant Protection 61 (2008): 179-184

Assessing the Effect of Essigella californica on Pinus radiata at Two Sites in New Zealand
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"Satélite de Recursos Naturais Como Suporte à Gestão Ambiental"

Mateus Batistella, Cristina Criscuolo and Edson Luis Bolfe

Chapter in Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina, eds. Mateus Batistella and Emilio F. Moran, (São Paulo, Brazil: Editora Senac São Paulo, 2008), pp. 21-52

Geoinformação e Monitoramento Ambiental na América Latina (Abstract)
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Amazônia: Natureza e Sociedade em Transformação

Mateus Batistella, Emílio F. Moran and Diógenes Salas Alves

Ciências Ambientais 2, São Paulo, SP, Brasil: EDUSP, 2008

Abstract
2007

"Evaluation of the Effect of Density on Potato Yield and Tuber Size Distribution"

Alvin J. Bussan, Paul D. Mitchell, Michael E. Copas and Michael J. Drilias

Crop Science 47 (6) (November 2007): 2462-2472

Abstract
Insect Resistance Management

"Insect Resistance Management: Adoption and Compliance"

Terrance M. Hurley and Paul D. Mitchell

Chapter 11 in Insect Resistance Management: Biology, Economics, and Prediction, ed. David W. Onstad, (New York, NY: Elsevier, 2007), pp. 227-254

Abstract
Insect Resistance Management: Biology, Economics, and Prediction (Table of Contents)
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"Property Rights for Poverty Reduction"

Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Patricia Kameri-Mbote and Helen Markelova

2020 Focus Brief on the World's Poor and Hungry People, Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), October 2007

Property Rights for Poverty Reduction
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"Imperialism, Colonialism and Collaboration in the Social Sciences"

Vernon W. Ruttan

Staff Paper P07-14, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics, October 2007

Imperialism, Colonialism and Collaboration in the Social Sciences
Science, Technology and Skills

Science, Technology and Skills

Philip Pardey, Jennifer James, Julian Alston, Stanley Wood, Bonwoo Koo, Eran Binenbaum, Terrance Hurley and Paul Glewwe

InSTePP Report, commissioned by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Science Council and prepared as a Background Paper for the 2008 World Development Report of the World Bank, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP), October 2007

Science, Technology and Skills
World Development Report 2008
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"Using a Process-Based Model to Analyse Compensatory Growth in Response to Defoliation: Simulating Herbivory by a Biological Control Agent"

M.S. Watt, D. Whitehead, D.J. Kriticos, S.F. Gous and B. Richardson

Biological Control 43 (1) (October 2007): 119-129

Abstract
Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law

"American Health Policy: Cracks in the Foundation"

John A. Nyman

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 32 (5) (October 2007): 759-783

Abstract
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"Military R&D: The Productivity Puzzle"

Vernon W. Ruttan

Staff Paper P07-12, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics, September 2007

Military R&D: The Productivity Puzzle
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"The Role of Collective Action and Property Rights in Poverty Reduction"

Esther Mwangi, Helen Markelova and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

Chapter 1 in Collective Action and Property Rights for Poverty Reduction: Lessons from a Global Research Project, Esther Mwangi, Helen Markelova and Ruth Meinzen-Dick (eds.), (Washington, DC: Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) System-wide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi), September 2007)

Collective Action and Property Rights for Poverty Reduction
Impact of Science on African Agriculture and Food Security

Impact of Science on African Agriculture and Food Security

P. Anandajayasekeram, M. Rukuni, S. Babu, Frikkie Liebenberg and C.L. Keswani (eds.)

Wallingford, United Kingdom: CABI Press, September, 2007

Impact of Science on African Agriculture and Food Security (Table of Contents)

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