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SEARCHING A GENE BANK: THE CASE OF WHEAT

Douglas Gollin (), Melinda Smale () and Bent Skovmand

No 20879, 1998 Annual meeting, August 2-5, Salt Lake City, UT from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: Using data on the distributions of disease and pest resistance among wheat varieties, this paper reports theoretical and empirical findings concerning the efficient management of a gene bank and the optimal size of a collection.

Keywords: Crop Production/Industries; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1998
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.20879

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