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Genetic engineering in agriculture

the myths, environmental risks, and alternatives

by Miguel A. Altieri

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Published by Food First, Distributed by LPC Group in Oakland, CA, Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural biotechnology,
  • Crops -- Genetic engineering -- Environmental aspects,
  • Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-87).

    StatementMiguel Altieri.
    SeriesFood first special report ;, no. 1
    ContributionsInstitute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.B563 A48 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 87 p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3942900M
    ISBN 100935028854
    LC Control Number2001023101
    OCLC/WorldCa45841620

    introduction to molecular biology and genetic engineering Eluci dation o f the stru cture o f DNA caused a lot of ex citemen t in the sci entific community f or two major reason : Zephaniah Dhlamini. Genetic engineering in agriculture: the myths, environmental risks, and alternatives (Book).

    Genetic Engineering of Plants: Agricultural Research Opportunities and Policy Concerns. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / And all spoke of a new era in agricultural research. This book summarizes those discussions. It is intended to serve as an introduction and guide for those who wish to follow the development. "In Genetic Engineering in Agriculture, noted agroecologist Miguel Altieri demystifies the hype around GM corps and makes a case for a future based on sustainable agriculture and social justice - not on crops designed to increase corporate control over what we eat."--BOOK JACKET.

    2 Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering Fundamental advances in biology during the past 12 years have brought scientists to an understanding of inheritance at the molecular level. Two technically straightforward and basic techniques—molecular cloning and DNA sequencing—are valuable and precise methods in themselves that can be used to. This book is focused on applying biotechnology in the areas of genetic engineering, drug discovery and development, and agriculture. The chapters included in this book elucidate new techniques and their applications in a multidisciplinary approach with their current status and prospective developments.


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