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Rice in Asia: Is It Becoming an Inferior Good?
Empirical results using time-series and cross-sectional data indicate that rice in Asia is becoming an inferior good. Income elasticities declined and in some cases became negative between 1961 and… Expand
THE FINE STRUCTURE OF BAT SPERMATOZOA.
The fine structure of epididymal spermatozoa of Myotis lucifugus and Eptesicus fuscus is described. Caudal to the acrosomal cap in both species, a thin intermediate layer is described as uniting the… Expand
Physiology of diapause and cold hardiness in the overwintering pupae of the fall webworm Hyphantria cunea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) in Japan.
- Y. Li, M. Goto, S. Ito, Y. Sato, K. Sasaki, N. Goto
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of insect physiology
- 1 September 2001
The fall webworm Hyphantria cunea Drury, which was accidentally introduced to Japan in 1945, overwinters on the ground in pupal diapause. Diapause termination, as indicated by the respiration rate… Expand
An econometric analysis of rice consumption in the People's Republic of China
Rice is the most important staple food in the People's Republic of China (PRC). In many Asian countries rice appears to have become an inferior good, with income increases leading to declines in per… Expand
Trans Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership With Japan, South Korea and China Integrate: General Equilibrium Approach
Problem statement: The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership A greement (TPP) is a high standard and broad based Free Trade Agreeme nt that aims to integrate the economies of the Asia-Pacific… Expand
Modeling international trade flows and market shares for agricultural commodities: a modified Armington procedure for rice
The Armington procedure (AP) has become increasingly popular in agricultural trade analyses. However, some arguments have arisen concerning the relevance of using the procedure for such analyses.… Expand
Implications of the minimum access rice import on supply and demand balance of rice in Japan
The recent development of rice policies in Japan are summarized. The impact of the minimum access (MA) import on the supply and demand balance of rice, and the rice diversion areas in the future is… Expand
Modeling Supply Response with Implicit Revenue Functions: A Policy-Switching Procedure for Rice
An econometric method of estimating implicit revenue with a policy switching mechanism is proposed for supply response analysis. The model develops important linkages between farm program instruments… Expand
Trans Pacific Stategic Economic Partnership With Japan, South Korea and China Integrate: General Equilibrium Approach
Problem statement: The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a high standard and broad based Free Trade Agreement that aims to integrate the economies of the Asia-Pacific… Expand
Problem of Sharecrop Tenancy System in Rice Farming in Bangladesh: A case study on Alinapara village in Sherpur district
The 1984 Land Reform Act in Bangladesh fixed land rent for sharecropping tenants at 33% of harvest yield without input sharing and at 50% with 50% of input sharing. This positively influenced… Expand