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Investing in Research: A Proposal to Strengthen the Agricultural, Food and Environmental System

Robbins, Grace Jones, ed

ISBN 10: 0309041279 / ISBN 13: 9780309041270
Published by National Academies Press, 1990
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Title: Investing in Research: A Proposal to ...

Publisher: National Academies Press

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:good

Edition: Third Printing.

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This book provides an analysis of funding for agricultural research in the United States and presents a proposal to strengthen this system. Its premise is that a judicious but substantial increase in research funding through competitive grants is the best way to sustain and strengthen the U.S. agricultural, food, and environmental system. The proposal calls for an increased public investment in research; a broadened scientific scope and expanded program areas of research; and four categories of competitively awarded grants, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary research.

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