Environmental Safety of Genetically Engineered Crops

By: Grumet, Rebecca

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Since the mid-1990s, when the technology was first introduced, the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops has grown exponentially. In the U.S. alone, adoption rates for transgenic cotton, corn, and soybeans are between 70-90%. Across the globe, 14 million farmers grow GE crops in more than twenty countries. Yet many countries are discussing and debating the use and adoption of GE technology because of concerns about their impact on the environment and human health. Now, in this comprehensive handbook, a team of international experts present the scientific basis for GE crops, placing them in the context of current agricultural systems, and examining the potential environmental risks posed by their deployment. An integrated approach to an increasingly hot and globally debated topic, the book considers the past, present, and future of GE crops, and offers an invaluable perspective for regulation and policy development.

Title: Environmental Safety of Genetically Engineered Crops

Author Name: Grumet, Rebecca

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Michigan State University Press:

ISBN Number: 1611860083

ISBN Number 13: 9781611860085

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z1611860083Z2

Description: 1611860083 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the boards, no dust jacket as issued with a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!