The Case of Zero-Tillage Technology in Argentina

Argentine agriculture has undergone significant transformations over the past three decades. After a long period of stagnant production and productivity, starting in the early 1970s, a number of independent but interconnected events fostered a new technological cycle that induced rapid growth in cereals and oilseeds production. Zero tillage and the introduction of genetically modified soybean varieties were key elements of this change, which has significantly increased global supplies of soybeans, an essential food and feed crop.

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Valeria Noemi MALACH , Valeria Noemi MALACH ,
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IFPRI Discussion Paper 915.