Agricultural Biotechnology Development and Policy in China

Agricultural Biotechnology Development and Policy in China

Jikun HuangCenter for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources, Chinese Academy of SciencesQinfang WangBiotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences This article provides an overview of China’s agricultural biotechnology development policies. Research goals, strategies, priorities, commercialization, and…

GM Foods: A Nanjing Case Study of Chinese Consumers’ Awareness and Potential Attitudes

GM Foods: A Nanjing Case Study of Chinese Consumers’ Awareness and Potential Attitudes

Funing ZhongNanjing Agricultural UniversityMary A. MarchantUniversity of KentuckyYulian DingNanjing Agricultural UniversityKaiyu LuNanjing Agricultural University This article provides insights on Chinese consumers’ awareness of and potential attitudes toward genetically modified (GM) foods and identifies major factors influencing these attitudes as assessed by telephone…

Consumer Attitudes Toward Genetically Modified Foods in Beijing, China

Consumer Attitudes Toward Genetically Modified Foods in Beijing, China

Quan Li, Kynda R. Curtis, Jill J. McCluskey, and Thomas I. WahlWashington State University A consumer survey in Beijing, China, was conducted in August 2002. Although the majority of surveyed consumers reported that they had little or no knowledge of biotechnology, their…

Bt Cotton Benefits, Costs, and Impacts in China

Bt Cotton Benefits, Costs, and Impacts in China

Jikun Huang, Ruifa Hu, Cuihui FanCenter for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources, Chinese Academy of SciencesCarl E. PrayDepartment of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Rutgers UniversityScott RozelleDepartment of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis The…

Issues on Adoption, Import Regulations, and Policies for Biotech Commodities in China with a Focus on Soybeans

Issues on Adoption, Import Regulations, and Policies for Biotech Commodities in China with a Focus on Soybeans

Mary A. MarchantUniversity of KentuckyCheng FangFood and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsBaohui SongUniversity of Kentucky China is a key player in global agricultural markets. Soybeans are an important commodity for both the United States and China, whereby China is the leading…

Is China the Market for Genetically Modified Potatoes?

Is China the Market for Genetically Modified Potatoes?

Kynda R. Curtis, Jill J. McCluskey, and Thomas I. WahlWashington State University Major food companies have refused to use genetically modified (GM) potatoes in their processed potato products for fear of con- sumer backlash resulting from anti-GM food attitudes in Europe and…