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Patents and China's research and development in agricultural biotechnology

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A study assesses Chinese scientists' knowledge of patents and the relationship between scientists' patent-using behaviors and their organizations' mandates.

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Acknowledgements

This research was supported by the National Key Program on GM New Varieties (2011ZX08015-001 and 002) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (71210004).

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  1. Ruifa Hu and Jinyang Cai are at the School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China and the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

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    •  & Jinyang Cai
  2. Xiaobing Wang and Jikun Huang are at the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

    • Xiaobing Wang
    •  & Jikun Huang

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