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Genetically Modified Crops

By: Nigel G Halford
112 pages, b/w illus
Genetically Modified Crops
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  • Genetically Modified Crops ISBN: 9781860943539 Hardback Aug 2003 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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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.

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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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By: Nigel G Halford
112 pages, b/w illus
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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
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