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Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 1: A Case Study of Bt Maize in Kenya

Series: Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms Volume: 1

Edited By: A Hilbeck and D Andow

281 pages, Tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jan 2004 | #148206 | ISBN: 0851998615
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About this book

Addresses both environmental and agricultural impacts, but does not evaluate human health impacts or ethical implications. It draws out some general risk assessment guidelines, but demonstrates the need for case-by-case analysis.


Contents

The maize agricultural context in Kenya; Problem formulation and options assessment; Transgene locus structure and expression of Bt maize; Biodiversity and non-target Impacts; Gene flow and its consequences; Resistance risks and management; Risk assessment of Bt maize in Kenya: synthesis and recommendations


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