Slow magic

agricultural R&D a century after Mendel

This report assembles and assesses new evidence regarding investments in agricultural R&D, tracking global trends over the past several decades, and highlighting the critical importance that the accumulated stock of scientific knowledge has for today’s productivity and for future innovations and economic growth.

Author: 
Pardey, Philip G.
Beintema, Nienke M.
Published date: 
2001
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
36
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