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Cover for Transgene locus structure and expression.

This chapter addresses how a transgene can be designed to minimize the cost of risk assessment and identifies the features of a transgene that are essential to characterize risk assessment. Specific topics covered include: (i) transgene design and production; (ii) transgene locus structure and...

Author(s)
Tran Thi Cuc Hoa; Depicker, A.; Kakoli Ghosh; Amugune, N.; PhanÐinh Phap; Tru'o'ng Nam Hai; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential effect of transgenic cotton on non-target herbivores in Vietnam.

This chapter focuses on the assessment of the risk of greater crop damage in Bt cotton by nontarget pest herbivores or disease transmitted by these pests. A diagram of possible risk hypotheses for nontarget herbivores associated with Bt cotton that could lead to pest outbreaks is presented. The...

Author(s)
Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc; Sujii, E. R.; Wilson, L. J.; Underwood, E.; Andow, D. A.; Mai Van Hao; Zhai BaoPing; Ho Van Chien
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental risks associated with gene flow from transgenic cotton in Vietnam.

This chapter discusses the potential risks of gene flow from genetically modified insect-resistant cotton in Vietnam, using a general framework to guide gene flow risk assessment. This framework includes assessment stages beginning with the conception of the specific transgenic crops...

Author(s)
West, J. J.; VuÐu'c Quang; Giband, M.; Lu BaoRong; Andow, D. A.; Nguyen Hu'u Ho; Vu'o'ng Thi Phan; Le Quang Quyen
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential effects of transgenic cotton on flower visitors in Vietnam.

In this chapter, the adverse effects of transgenic cotton on nontarget flower visitors (such as honey bees and Bombus spp.) in Vietnam are discussed, focusing on the following: (i) potential reduction in pollination value; (ii) potential reduction in the economic value of bee products; (iii)...

Author(s)
Le Thi Thu Hong; Dinh Quyet Tam; Hoang Anh Tuan; Track Khu'o'ng Lai; Lövei, G. L.; Pires, C. S. S.; Wan FangHao; Guo JianYing; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the effects of Bt cotton on generalist arthropod predators.

This chapter illustrates the particular application of the scientific methodology (used during the pre-release stages of Bt cotton) supporting the risk assessment of nontarget organisms and biodiversity to generalist arthropod predators in Brazil. The steps in the methodology (i.e. species...

Author(s)
Faria, M. R. de; Lundgren, J. G.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Fernandes, O. A.; Schmidt, F.; Nguyen Van Tuat; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resistance risk assessment and management for Bt cotton in Vietnam.

This chapter establishes a series of informational needs that are essential to completing an assessment of resistance risk and the development of a practical resistance management plan for the deployment of Bt cotton. It deals with the specific cases of the introduction of either Bollgard II cotton ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Andow, D. A.; Nguyen Hu'u Huan; Caprio, M.; Omoto, C.; Nguyen Tho; Nguyen Hong Son; Bui Cach Tuyen
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms. Volume 2: methodologies for assessing Bt cotton in Brazil.

Many international forums have identified the need for comprehensive, scientific methods for the pre-release testing and post-release monitoring of transgenic plants to ensure their environmental safety and sustainable use. In response to this requirement, the International Project on GMO...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Fontes, E. M. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving the scientific basis for environmental risk assessment through the case study of Bt cotton in Brazil.

This chapter illustrates several methodologies for conducting the scientific analysis that supports environmental risk assessment of transgenic crops that are in the process of commercial development, using Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton in Brazil as a case study. It highlights several points...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Barroso, P. A. V.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Grossi-de-Sa, M. F.; Hilbeck, A.; Fitt, G. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methodology to support non-target and biodiversity risk assessment.

This chapter elaborates on case-specific methodologies (for use during the pre-release stages of Bt cotton) to support risk assessment of nontarget organisms and biodiversity applied to the Brazil case study: (1) identifying functional categories of biodiversity; (2) listing and prioritizing...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Arpaia, S.; Birch, A. N. E.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Lövei, G. L.; Sujii, E. R.; Wheatley, R. E.; Underwood, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing gene flow from Bt cotton in Brazil and its possible consequences.

This chapter addresses gene flow to wild relatives and its consequences. It reviews the evolutionary history of the genus Gossypium in relation to gene flow from cotton. It establishes the likely recipient populations of Gossypium and evaluates the likelihood of gene flow from G. hirsutum var. ...

Author(s)
Johnston, J. A.; Mallory-Smith, C.; Brubaker, C. L.; Gandara, F.; Aragão, F. J. L.; Barroso, P. A. V.; Vu Duc Quang; Carvalho, L. P. de; Kageyama, P.; Ciampi, A. Y.; Fuzatto, M.; Cirino, V.; Freire, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter

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