Agricultural R&D, technology and productivity

@inproceedings{Piesse2010AgriculturalRT,
  title={Agricultural R&D, technology and productivity},
  author={Jenifer Piesse and Colin Thirtle},
  booktitle={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2010}
}
The relationships between basic and applied agricultural R&D, developed and developing country R&D and between R&D, extension, technology and productivity growth are outlined. The declining growth rates of public R&D expenditures are related to output growth and crop yields, where growth rates have also fallen, especially in the developed countries. However, growth in output value per hectare has not declined in the developing countries and labour productivity growth has increased except in the… CONTINUE READING

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