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Cover for Ethical tensions from new technology: the case of agricultural biotechnology.

This book is an exploration into ethical tensions that new technology creates, with a particular focus on agricultural biotechnology and genetically modified (GM) food. There are four main arenas where new technologies generally, and agricultural biotechnology in particular, create ethical...

Author(s)
James, H. S., Jr.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book
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Cover for Three models of public opinion and public interest for agricultural biotechnology: precautionary, conventional and accommodative.

The normative research question addressed in this chapter is whether the public interest means agricultural biotechnology should lead (and thus reshape) public opinion or wait for public opinion to become sufficiently supportive. The chapter considers three models of how public opinion is linked to ...

Author(s)
Windsor, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetically modified organisms in food: ethical tensions and the labeling initiative.

This chapter explores the ethical implications of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food that originate from plants genetically altered through bioengineering. The chapter analyses the new federal statute recently passed in the USA purportedly to label these foods and evaluates whether in...

Author(s)
Strauss, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ethical tensions in regulation of agricultural biotechnology and their impact on policy outcomes: evidence from the USA and India.

This chapter uses the USA and India as case examples to analyse how ethical tensions arise related to agricultural biotechnology policy and how institutional framework and domestic politics address these ethical tensions and contribute to divergence in regulatory policy outcomes. It is shown, for...

Author(s)
Kolady, D. E.; Srivastava, S. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal welfare and the brave new world of modifying animals.

This chapter discusses the domestication and conventional breeding of animals; biotechnology definitions and methods; effects of biotechnology procedures on animal welfare; effects of cloning procedures on animal welfare; effects of genetic modification procedures on animal welfare; genetic...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The political economy of the bioeconomy, regulation, public policy and transition.

This chapter indicates that the political economy of the bioeconomy is emerging as one of the most focused economic research areas applied to the bioeconomy, given the high degree of uncertainty over bioeconomy technologies, the diverse interests and political positions of stakeholders, together...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seeds of change: genetically modified crops, Canada's Agricultural Growth Act and the erosion of Farmers' Privilege.

This chapter focuses on Canada's novel approach to GM regulations. It discusses the recently adopted Agricultural Growth Act (AGA) which amends several key aspects of the Seeds Act and the Plant Breeders' Rights Act. The implications of AGA for intellectual property rights (IPRs), seed ownership...

Author(s)
Abergel, E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Promoting access to healthcare through biosimilars: addressing intellectual property rights and regulatory barriers.

This chapter defines biosimilars/biogenerics and discusses the importance of biotherapeutics in healthcare. The intellectual property rights issues, the resolution of patent disputes, new intellectual property challenges, regulatory issues and guidelines are discussed. The nomenclature of...

Author(s)
Kanikaram Satyanarayana; Sadhana Srivastava
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Changing paradigm for intellectual property rights protection in drug discovery research: where India stands.

This chapter highlights patent issues over drug research innovation related to technological regulations, public health and harnessing the health benefits of natural compounds for drug development, with special context to India. The biotechnology patent scenario and the synthetic drugs and natural...

Author(s)
Pritom Chowdhury; Sangeeta Borchetia; Tanoy Bandyopadhyay
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology and management of the red palm weevil, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhynchophorus ferrugineus</i>.

This chapter summarizes the research developed during the last century on different aspects of the red palm weevil R. ferrugineus, including latest findings on its biology, morphotaxonomy, geographical distribution, economic impact and management and prevention options, including chemical,...

Author(s)
Giblin-Davis, R. M.; Faleiro, J. R.; Jacas, J. A.; Peña, J. E.; Vidyasagar, P. S. P. V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter

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