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Cover for Regulatory affairs.

Growing genetically engineered (GE) plants in the field for either research or commercial purposes, or moving them across state/national borders, is carefully regulated by the government of the USA. This chapter describes which agencies are involved and the process for getting the required...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Does transgenic food production affect world food prices?

This chapter considers in detail the question of whether transgenic food production affects world food prices. Sections examine: the long-term trends in international prices; the effects of increased Asian demand on food prices; the relationship between US ethanol production and maize prices; the...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Chronicling the socio-economic impact of integrating biological control, technology, and knowledge over 25 years of IPM in Arizona.

Author(s)
Ellsworth, P. C.; Fournier, A.; Frisvold, G.; Naranjo, S. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Patent eligibility issues in life science innovations: contentious court cases.

This chapter deals with some of the contentious court cases involving patent eligibility issues in life science areas in several countries, including the European Union (EU), USA, UK and India. Court cases on patent eligibility of thiopurine drugs to treat autoimmune diseases, diagnostic method for ...

Author(s)
Chakrabarty, A. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resistance management for Bt maize and above-ground lepidopteran targets in the USA: from single gene to pyramided traits.

Since first being commercialized in 1996, transgenic maize expressing Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins has gained widespread acceptance in the world. In 2013, nearly 50 Mha of Bt maize were planted in 15 countries. In the same year, growers in the USA alone planted c.30 Mha of Bt maize, which...

Author(s)
Huang, F. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Government regulation of transgenic fish and biotechnology products.

This chapter covers the government regulation of transgenic fish and biotechnology products in different countries (USA, Canada and UK). Focus is given on regulations regarding the research and marketing of transgenic food organisms, culture of transgenic fish, introduction and release into the...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Where do science debates come from? Understanding attention cycles and framing.

This chapter argues that power in policymaking revolves in part around the ability to control media attention to an issue while simultaneously framing an issue in favourable terms. These two characteristics of media coverage both reflect and shape where an issue is decided, by whom and with what...

Author(s)
Nisbet, M. C.; Huge, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The GEO-PIE project: case study of Web-based outreach at Cornell University, USA.

This chapter analyses the Genetically Engineered Organisms Public Issues Education (GEO-PIE) Project, a web-based outreach at Cornell University, USA. This project was developed with a conscious effort to be a neutral, non-partisan purveyor of up-to-date information on agricultural biotechnology....

Author(s)
Nesbitt, T. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932046)
Type
Book chapter

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