World cotton trade is being affected by variables such as the recent expansion of new production areas, prices of alternative crops, and the impact of WTO rulings on the use of agricultural subsidies. Another variable with potential implications on world trade markets is the likely adoption of a new generation of production technologies. This article explores the potential effects on world cotton markets of "precision agriculture" technologies using a partial equilibrium world model under alternative policy scenarios.
|Translated title of the contribution||Precision agriculture adoption policy: Evaluation of potential impacts on world cotton markets|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - 2010|
- Commercial policies
- Precision farming