Seeds of Concern: The Genetic Manipulation of Plants

Seeds of Concern: The Genetic Manipulation of Plants

by D A Murray


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780851997254
Publisher: CAB International North America
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Series: Cabi Series
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

* Introduction: Cells, genes and chromosomes
* How genetically modified plants are produced
* The hazards of herbicide-resistant plants
* Setting priorities for plant improvement
* Proposals with nutritional, medical or utilitarian goals
* Environmental and health impacts of genetically modified plants
* Intellectual property issues
* Impacts of genetically modified plants in the third world
* Loose ends

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