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Genetic engineering of plants : agricultural research opportunities and policy concerns

Format: Print Book 1984
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance) r SB123 .G375 1984
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance)
Call Number  r SB123 .G375 1984

"The book . . . is, in fact, a short text on the many practical problems . . . associated with translating the explosion in basic biotechnological research into the next Green Revolution," explains Economic Botany. The book is "a concise and accurate narrative, that also manages to be interesting and personal . . . a splendid little book." Biotechnology states, "Because of the clarity with which it is written, this thin volume makes a major contribution to improving public understanding of genetic engineering's potential for enlarging the world's food supply . . . and can be profitably read by practically anyone interested in application of molecular biology to improvement of productivity in agriculture."

Additional Information
Subjects Plant genetic engineering.
Plant breeding.
Agriculture -- Research.
Plant genetic engineering -- United States.
Plant breeding -- United States.
Agriculture -- Research -- United States.
Publisher Washington, D.C. :National Academy Press,1984
Contributors National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description x, 83 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN 0309034345 (pbk.)
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