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Seeds for the future : the impact of genetically modified crops on the environment / Jennifer A. Thomson
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Comstock Pub. Associates | 2007
Available at Adult Nonfiction (Call number: 631.5233 T PBK)
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Imprint
Ithaca, NY : Comstock Pub. Associates, 2007.
Descript
xviii, 158 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-144) and index.
Contents
Classical plant breeding and genetically modified crops -- Insect-resistant crops -- Herbicide-tolerant crops -- Virus-resistant and drought-tolerant crops -- Effects on biodiversity -- Crops behaving badly: pollen spread, its prevention and coexistence of GM crops with conventional varieties -- When plants don't come from their parents - horizontal gene transfer -- Biosafety regulatory, trade and legal issues -- Future watch.
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Impact of genetically modified crops on the environment
ISBN
9780801473685 (pbk.)
0801473683 (pbk.)
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