Genetically Modified Herbicide Resistant Rapeseed in Germany:
A Socio-Economic Assessment

Philipp Wree, Johannes Sauer

Published: 01.12.2016  〉 Volume 65 (2016), Number 4, 244-253  〉 Resort: Articles 
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ABSTRACT

The cultivation of transgenic rapeseeds is currently banned in Germany. Considering the reversibility, irreversibility and uncertainty in the context of costs and benefits of introducing herbicide-resistance rapeseeds (HR), we determine the maximum incremental social tolerable irreversible costs (MISTICs) of this technology for Germany. Results indicate that banning HR genetically modified
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PHILIPP WREE
Technische Universität München
Dept. Agricultural Production and Resource Economics
Alte Akademie 14, 85350 Freising, Germany
e-mail: philipp.wree@tum.de
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