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Economic and social issues in agricultural biotechnology

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Published by CABI in Wallingford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural biotechnology -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Agricultural biotechnology -- Social aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Robert E. Evenson, V. Santaniello and D. Zilberman.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsEvenson, Robert E. 1934-, Santaniello, V., Zilberman, David, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.B563 E37 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 421 p. :
    Number of Pages421
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3657808M
    ISBN 100851996183
    LC Control Number2002512677
    OCLC/WorldCa48979885

    Issue: Food and agricultural biotechnologies have demanded new interpretations of longstanding policies in food safety, environmental impact and animal health. The controversy over agricultural biotechnology reveals a number of ethical concerns in existing approaches to agricultural research evaluation. Plant Growth Regulation. This comprehensive volume deals with virtually every facet of the large field of agricultural biotechnology, including plants, fermenting and lignin-degrading microorganisms, livestock, fish and marine invertebrates, and worth its price.

    This article explores a number of issues in agriculture and agricultural biotechnology putting a special emphasis within the philosophy of biology which is a fruitful area of study. The ecological impact of agriculture and the potential for humans to make novel contributions to genetic diversity raises questions about biodiversity. Thousands of years of selective breeding and food production Author: David Castle. Through these developments, the benefits of agricultural biotechnology are expected to go well beyond increases in crop yields. The second wave of agricultural biotechnology products is scheduled to reach the market in – and will target output traits, promising to enhance the value of crops from the farmer to the by: 1.

    Anderson, Kym, Chantal Pohl Nielsen and Sherman Robinson (), “Estimating the Economic Effects of GMOs: the Importance of Policy Choices and Preferences”, Ch. 20 in Economic and Social Issues in Agricultural Biotechnology, edited by R.E. Evenson, V. Santaniello and . Agricultural Biotechnology: Economic and International Implications David Zilberman, Cherisa Yarkin, and Amir Heiman Over the last years, agriculture has been subject to several waves of innovation which have significantly altered its institutional structures, its products, and the way it is practiced.


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