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Cornhusker Economics, October 18, 2000, agecon.unl.edu/cornhuskereconomics
In the last five years, biotechnology has emerged as a major focus of interest in agriculture. This article focuses on one of the many questions that have arisen around this new technology. In particular, the purpose of the paper is to identify the scope and significance of the links between biotechnology and the structure and conduct of the agricultural inputs industry and to develop a framework for analyzing the distribution of the benefits of innovations due to biotechnology.