Item description for Genes for Africa: Genetically Modified Crops in the Developing World by Jennifer Thomson...
Separating fact from fiction, this book explains why and how genetically modified (GM) crops can help combat poverty, starvation, and disease in the developing world in a safe and responsible way. Explained are the differences and similarities between genetic modification, conventional plant breeding, and natural processes such as crosspollination and mutations. Controversial issues such as patents, labeling, regulations and controls, and food safety for GM crops and organically grown food are addressed. Additional information on horizontal gene transfer and testing for allergens is also provided.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2004
Publisher Juta Academic
ISBN 1919713573 ISBN13 9781919713571