Adoption of Transgenic Crops by Smallholder Farmers in Entre Rios, Argentina

  title={Adoption of Transgenic Crops by Smallholder Farmers in Entre Rios, Argentina},
  author={Cecilia Paredes and Marshall A. Martin},
This is a study of the adoption of transgenic crops by 120 smallholder farmers interviewed in July 2005 in the communities of San Jose de Feliciano and La Paz in the Entre Rios Province of Argentina. Logistic regression results indicate that access to a planter is essential for smallholders to adopt Bt corn, while adopters of Roundup ReadyTM soybeans have larger farms, access to credit, availability of all essential machinery, more years of schooling, and are primarily located in the La Paz… CONTINUE READING


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