From Agriscience to Agribusiness

Theories, Policies and Practices in Technology Transfer and Commercialization
 
 
Springer (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 9. September 2018
 
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  • Softcover
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  • 520 Seiten
978-3-319-88519-3 (ISBN)
 
This volume presents a state-of-the-art overview of the rapidly evolving field of agribusiness, highlighting the most current issues, concepts, trends and themes in research, practice and policy. With a particular emphasis on technology, product and process innovation, the authors cover a wide array of topics relating to such issues as research and development, technology transfer and patents and licensing, with particular respect to the roles of academic institutions, private organizations and public agencies in generating and disseminating knowledge.

Featuring case studies of innovative initiatives across the industry, this book will appeal to researchers, business leaders, university administrators and policymakers concerned with the multi-faceted implications of this dynamic and controversial sector.
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
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  • 64 farbige Abbildungen, 17 s/w Abbildungen
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  • 64 Illustrations, color; 17 Illustrations, black and white; XXVI, 491 p. 81 illus., 64 illus. in color.
  • Höhe: 235 mm
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  • Breite: 155 mm
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  • Dicke: 27 mm
  • 777 gr
978-3-319-88519-3 (9783319885193)
10.1007/978-3-319-67958-7
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Chapter 1: IntroductionPart I: R&D Spending and Agricultural Innovation - Organization and Emerging TrendsChapter 2: The Shifting Structure of Agricultural R&D: Worldwide Investment Patterns and PayoffsChapter 3: Private Sector Research and DevelopmentChapter 4: Structural Change and Innovation in the Global Agricultural Input SectorChapter 5: Private-Public R&D in the Development of the Canola Industry Part II: Institutional Incentives for Agricultural InnovationChapter 6: Why do US Corn Yields Increase? The Contributions of Genetics, Agronomy, and Policy InstrumentsChapter 7: Whither the Research Anticommons?Chapter 8: Patent Characteristics and Patent Ownership in Agricultural BiotechnologyChapter 9: Innovation and Technology Transfer among Firms in the Agricultural Input SectorChapter 10: Land-grant University Research as a Driver of Progress in AgriscienceChapter 11: Agriscience Innovation at Land-grant Universities, Measured by Patents and Plant Variety Protection Certificates as ProxiesPart III: Technology Transfer from the Public to the Private SectorChapter 12: Transfer and Licensing of University Research and Technology in Canadian AgricultureChapter 13: Technology Transfer in Agriculture: The Case of Wageningen UniversityChapter 14: The Evaluation Process of Research Commercialization Proposals and its Links to University Technology Transfer Strategy: A Case StudyChapter 15: The Technology Cycle and Technology Transfer StrategiesPart IV: Technology Transfer to Agricultural ProducersChapter 16: The Role of Extension in Agricultural Technology Transfer: A Critical ReviewChapter 17: Technology Adoption by Agricultural Producers: A Review of the LiteratureChapter 18: Commercialization Mechanisms for New Plant Varietiesze: 14px;">Chapter 19: Water Efficient Maize for Africa: A Public-Private Partnership in Technology Transfer to Smallholder Farmers in Sub-Saharan AfricaPart V: Benefits from Agricultural Research and InnovationChapter 20: Public Research and Technology Transfer in US Agriculture: The Role of USDAChapter 21: The Role and Impact of Public Research and Technology Transfer in Brazilian AgricultureChapter 22:Public Agricultural Research and its Contributions to Agricultural ProductivityChapter 23: A Bayesian Measure of Research ProductivityChapter 24: Innovation and Technology Transfer in Agriculture: Concluding Comments
This volume presents a state-of-the-art overview of the rapidly evolving field of agribusiness, highlighting the most current issues, concepts, trends and themes in research, practice and policy. With a particular emphasis on technology, product and process innovation, the authors cover a wide array of topics relating to such issues as research and development, technology transfer and patents and licensing, with particular respect to the roles of academic institutions, private organizations and public agencies in generating and disseminating knowledge.

Featuring case studies of innovative initiatives across the industry, this book will appeal to researchers, business leaders, university administrators and policymakers concerned with the multi-faceted implications of this dynamic and controversial sector.

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