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Genetically Modified Crops

By: Nigel G Halford

112 pages, b/w illus

Imperial College Press

Hardback | Aug 2003 | #142234 | ISBN: 1860943535
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Describes the history and development of the science and techniques that underpin plant biotechnology, GM crops that are grown commercially around the world and the new varieties that are being developed. The book also deals with the concerns of consumers, the GM crop debate and the prospects for the technology.

A slim volume discussing a large and increasingly important topic, Nigel Halford's book is both concise and comprehensive ... This book will be tremendously valuable for students and for the interested layperson -- highly recommended! Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture


DNA, Genes, Genomes and Plant Breeding; The Techniques of Plant Genetic Modification; Current and Future Uses of GM Crops in Agriculture; Legislation Covering GM Crops and Foods; Issues That Have Arisen in the GM Crop and Food Debate

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