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Offers in-depth coverage of the three most-widely used GMOs: Bt corn and cotton and glyphosate-resistant soybeans. A diversity of views on the GMO controversies are represented, from leading figures in the debate including representatives from the the EU Commission, Center for Global Food Issues, Consumers' Union and the Biotechnology Industry Organization.
...an important bibliographical support for both specialists and researchers, providing information and equally concrete and sound analyses on the economic, social and ambiental characteristics and effects related to the new directions of agricultures and alimentations evolution. (Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, May 2004) "This publication is the best overall and up to date summary of this important subject I have seen. ...The authors, editor and the 30 contributors (all but four from the US) are to be congratulated on an excellent production which should help all sides of the current discussion." -Nigel Steele Scott, Deputy Chief, CSIRO Plant Industry for FOOD AUSTRALIA (2002) "There is something to interest scientists, economists and the well-informed lay-person in the book." M.O. Humphreys for JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE, CAMBRIDGE (2002)
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