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Engineered Organisms in Environmental Settings: Biotechnical and Agricultural Applications

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Edited By: E Israeli and MA Levin

201 pages, Tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #54288 | ISBN: 0849344654
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About this book

Engineered Organisms in Environmental Settings provides an update on the field applications of biotechnology products. The book unifies principles from the academic community, biotechnology specialists and other research scientists, and federal and state regulatory offices to tackle issues regarding the application of engineered organisms in the environmental setting. Topics covered include:oBioremediation using biotechnologyoSafe and efficient applicationsoRisk assessmentoRecent legislation affecting future environmental applications of biotechnology productsoChanges in public attitude toward and acceptance of biotechnology products


Contents

Introduction and Overview, E. Israeli and M. Levin. General Overview of Releases to Date, M. Levin and E. Israeli. Biological Safety Considerations for Environmental Release of Transgenic Organisms and Plants, D.F. Liberman, L. Wolfe, R. Fink, and E.Gilman. Biotechnology: Its Application to Waste Management, S.M. Day and R.S. Burlage. Introduction of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms into the Environment: Review Under USDA, APHIS Regulatory Authority, A.S. Foudin and C.G. Gay. Engineered Virusesin Agriculture, I. Sela. Genetically Engineered Fungi in Agriculture, N.L. Brooker and W. Bruckart. Engineered Plants in the Environment, L.S. Watrud, S.G. Metz, and D.A. Fischhoff.Shorter TOC

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