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seed industry in U.S. agriculture

Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo

seed industry in U.S. agriculture

an exploration of data and information on crop seed markets, regulation, industry structure, and research and development

by Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo

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Published by United States Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C. (1800 M Street NW, Washington 20036-5831) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Seed industry and trade -- United States.,
    • Seeds -- United States -- Marketing.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJorge Fernandez-Cornejo.
      SeriesAgriculture information bulletin ;, no. 786
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9019.S432 U64 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 71 p. :
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3350152M
      LC Control Number2004368154

      The commercial seed industry has undergone tremendous consolidation in the last 40 years as transnational corporations entered this agricultural sector, and acquired or merged with competing firms. This trend is associated with impacts that constrain the opportunities for renewable agriculture, such as reductions in seed lines and a declining prevalence of seed saving. To better characterize Cited by: Subjects: Seed industry and trade Michigan Detroit Flowers Seeds Vegetables Seeds Nursery stock Gardening Equipment and supplies. Publisher: Detroit, Mich.: D.M. Ferry & Co. Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library. Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural LibraryViews: State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act. By. United States. Agricultural Marketing Service. Livestock and Seed Division. Seed Branch. Type. Book. Material. Published material. Publication info. Agriculture Compliance is responsible for many areas of agriculture. We inspect and enforce laws pertaining to feed, seed, fertilizer and agricultural lime as well as conducting yearly BSE Inspections at feed manufacturing facilities. We issue permits to seed dealers and processors.


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