Federico Ciliberto – Valuing product innovation: genetically engineered varieties in US corn and soybeans | GES Colloquium

October 1, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. Federico Ciliberto, an economist from of the University of Virginia, will discuss the welfare impacts of genetically engineered (GE) crop varieties of corn and soybeans....

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Allan Hruska – Fall Armyworm: Towards Sustainable Management by Smallholders in Africa

October 16, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

10/16 Colloquium: Allan Hruska | Abstract: Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) (FAW) is an important crop pest in the Americas, especially in tropical and sub-tropical areas where it can overwinter. FAW was confirmed in Africa in early 2016 and has quickly spread across Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. Recently it has been confirmed in India and Yemen. It is now infesting tens of millions of acres of maize across Africa, and rapidly moving on to sorghum and millets....

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