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Genes for Africa: Genetically Modified Crops in the Developing World [Paperback]

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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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Pages   192
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2004
Publisher   Juta Academic
ISBN  1919713573  
ISBN13  9781919713571  

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