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Title: Genetically engineered crops : interim policies, uncertain legislation / Iain E. P. Taylor, editor.
Author: Taylor, Iain E. P.
Year: c2007.
Description: xxxii, 393 p. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Social impact. ; Environmental impact. ; Legislation. ; Policy. ; Health. ; Plant breeding. ; Transgenic plants. ; Crops. ; Biotechnology. ; Risk assessment. ; Genetic engineering.
Notes: Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN/ISSN: 9781560229889 9781560229896 ;
Type: Book
Abstract: The birth of synthetic biology and the genetic mode of production -- Controversy around terminology and novelty: engineered, modified, and[MBM6] biotechnology transgenics -- Transgenic crops, agrobiodiversity, and agroecosystem function -- Ecological risk assessment of GE crops: getting the science fundamentals right -- Coping with ignorance: the human health implications of genetically engineered foods -- Tackling the technology divide: a research agenda for crop biotechnology -- Next challenges for crop
enetic engineering -- A precautionary framework for biotechnology -- The precautionary principle and biotechnology: guiding a public interest research agenda -- Trade, science, and Canada's regulatory framework for determining the environmental safety o
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