The Resource Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology : workshop report, Steering Committee on Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology: Mapping the Course, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies

Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology : workshop report, Steering Committee on Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology: Mapping the Course, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies

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Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology : workshop report
Title
Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology
Title remainder
workshop report
Statement of responsibility
Steering Committee on Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology: Mapping the Course, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
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Language
eng
Summary
Many developing countries are exploring whether biotechnology has a role in addressing national issues such as food security and environmental remediation, and are considering whether the putative benefits of the technology-for example, enabling greater agricultural productivity and stability in the food supply-outweigh concerns that the technology might pose a danger-to biodiversity, health, and local jobs. Some policy leaders worry that their governments are not prepared to take control of this evolving technology and that introducing it into society would be a risky act. Others have suggested that taking no action carries more risk, given the dire need to produce more food. This book reports on an international workshop held to address these issues. Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology: Mapping the Course, organized by the National Research Council on October 24-25, 2004, in Washington, DC, focused on the potential applications of biotechnology and what developing countries might consider as they contemplate adopting biotechnology. Presenters at the workshop described applications of biotechnology that are already proving their utility in both developing and developed countries
Cataloging source
DNLM
Dewey number
338.16
Index
no index present
LC call number
S494.5.B563
LC item number
G56 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology : workshop report, Steering Committee on Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology: Mapping the Course, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
Publication
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  • "An international workshop, Global Challenges and Directions for Agricultural Biotechnology: Mapping the Course, organized by the National Research Council on October 24-25, 2004, in Washington, DC"--Page 1
  • PDF repeats introductory pages at end
  • Title from PDF title page
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn568002697
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 PDF file (xii, 61 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309120784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b25393637
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)568002697
  • pebcs0309120772

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