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Cover for Genetically modified foods in the light of food regimes.

This chapter describes how transgenic technology issues can be understood in the light of food regime concepts and lead to different experience with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in different countries. It discusses GMO neoregulation in the USA, the European Union (with particular reference ...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect resistance to genetically modified crops.

Crops genetically modified to produce crystal (Cry) toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for insect control can reduce reliance on conventional insecticides. Evolution of resistance to Bt toxins by insect populations is the primary threat to the continued success of this approach. Resistance of...

Author(s)
Tabashnik, B. E.; Carrière, Y.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for European commercial genetically modified plantings and field trials.

Genetically modified (GM) maize crops expressing the Cry1Ab toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt maize) have been cultivated in Spain on a commercial scale since 1998, reaching an area of about 75,000 ha (around 21% of total maize-growing area) in 2007. A post-market environmental monitoring plan...

Author(s)
Ortego, F.; Pons, X.; Albajes, R.; Castañera, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934095)
Type
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