Agricultural Biotechnology Support Project II

Supporting agricultural development through biotechnology



P. Gregory, R.H. Potter, F.A. Shotkoski, D. Hautea, K.V. Raman, V. Vijayaraghavan, W.H. Lesser, G. Norton and W.R. Coffman. Bioengineered Crops as Tools for International Development: Opportunities and Strategic Considerations. Experimental Agriculture, volume 44, 277-299 (2009).


A.M. Shelton. The long road to commercialization of Bt brinjal (eggplant) in India.  Crop Protection 29, 412-414 (2010).

D.E. Kolady, W. Lesser. But are they Meritorious? Genetic Productivity Gains under Plant Intellectual Property Rights. Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 60(1) 62-79 (2009).

D.E. Kolady. Is Genetically Engineered Technology a Good Alternative to Pesticide Use? The Case of GE Eggplant in India. International Journal of Biotechnology, Vol 10(2/3) 132-147 (2008).

D.E. Kolady, W. Lesser. Can Owners Afford Humanitarian Donations in Agbiotech? The Case of Genetically Engineered Eggplant in India. Electronic Journal of Biotech, Vol. 11(2) (2008).

D.E. Kolady, W. Lesser. Potential Welfare Benefits from Public-Private Partnerships: A Case of GE Eggplant in India. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, Vol 6(3/4) 333-340 (2008).

V. Krishna, M. Qaim. Potential impacts of Bt eggplant on economic surplus and farmers’ health in India. Agricultural Economics, 167–180 (2008).

V. Krishna, M. Qaim. “Estimating the Adoption of Bt Eggplant in India: Who Benefits from Public-Private Partnership?” Food Policy, 32: 523-543 (2007).

D.E. Kolady, W. Lesser. Who Adopts What Kind of Technologies? The Case of Bt Eggplant in India. AgBioForum 9(2) 94–103 (2006).

M. Chong. Perception of the risks and benefits of Bt eggplant by Indian farmers. Journal of Risk Research 8(7–8), 617–634 (2005).


C. Sta, C. Pompe, A.M.A. Magnaye, P. M. Magdalita, D.M. Hautea, R.A. Hautea. Transpiration Rate and Stomatal Parameters of Transgenic Papaya Conferred with Papaya Ringspot Virus Resistance. Asia Life Sciences. Vol. 18, No. I,  pp 111-120 (2009).

C.J.R. Cumagun, C.L. Padilla, M.S. Tolentino, D.M. Hautea. Comparison of the Infection Caused by Pythium debaryanum, Phytophthora palmivora and Erwinia Caricae on Transgenic and Non-transgenic Papaya Ringspot Virus Resistant Plants. Journal of Plant Protection Research.  Vol 48, No. 2. pp 137-145 (2008).


J.M. Bradeen, M. Iorizzo, D.S. Mollov, J. Raasch, L. Colton Kramer, B.P. Millett, S. Austin-Phillips, J. Jiang, and D. Carputo. Higher copy numbers of the potato RB transgene correspond to enhanced transcript and late blight resistance levels. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 22:437-446 (2009).

D. Halterman, L. Colton Dramer, S. Wielgus, J. Jian. Performance of Transgenic Potato Containing the Late Blight Resistance Gene RB. The American Phytopathological Society, Plant Disease / March, p.339 (2008).