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By A Hilbeck; David Alan Andow

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Agricultural Economics 29(1), 55–67. , Piesse, J. and Beyer, L. (2002a) Can GM-technologies help the poor? The efficiency of Bt cotton adopters in the Makhathini Flats of KwaZulu-Natal. Agrekon 41, 62–74. , Bennett, R. and Morse, S. (2002b) Benefits from Bt cotton use by smallholder farmers in South Africa. AgBioForum 5(1), 1–5. htm (accessed 10 November 2007). P. , Cirino, V. and Freire, E. (2006) Assessing gene flow from Bt cotton in Brazil and its possible consequences. A. G. (eds) Environmental Risk Assessment of Challenges and Opportunities with GM Crops 21 Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 2: Methodologies for Assessing Bt Cotton in Brazil.

Average Hedge’s d is a weighted mean, weighted by the inverse of the variance of the individual estimates of Hedge’s d. 1 are not included in this figure because the number of observations for the cross-classification is < 5. Challenges and Opportunities with GM Crops 15 cotton is not significantly different from 0). Some non-target herbivores reported by the authors to be significantly more abundant in the Bt field than the insecticide control were Empoasca biguttula (Shiraki) (= A. , 2005). We suggest that Vietnam should evaluate risks associated with non-target herbivores and be prepared to implement new pest management practices if Bt cotton is introduced.

Hu, R. and Rozelle, S. (2002) Five years of Bt cotton in China – the benefits continue. The Plant Journal 31(4), 423–430. Qaim, M. and de Janvry, A. (2003) Genetically modified crops, corporate pricing strategies, and farmers’ adoption: the case of Bt cotton in Argentina. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 85, 814–828. Qaim, M. and de Janvry, A. (2005) Bt cotton and pesticide use in Argentina: economic and environmental effects. Environment and Development Economics 10, 179–200. J. and de Janvry, A.

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