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Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops

Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops

Detail Book : Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops written by Pardeep Singh, published by Academic Press which was released on 20 November 2020. Download Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective contains both theoretical and empirical evidence of a broad range of aspects of GM crop policies throughout the world. Emphasizing world agriculture production and ethics of GM crops, the book balances insights into the various discussions around the use of GM crops, including soil health, effects on animals, environmental sustainability impact and ethical issues. This book will be useful for researchers in agricultural policy and economics, agricultural biotechnology, soil science, genetic engineering, ethics, environmental management, sustainable development and NGOs. Discusses ethics, varieties, research trends, and success stories of genetic modification Includes both crop production and human health impacts Compares and contrasts GM policies from around the world

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Author : Pardeep Singh
Release Date : 20 November 2020
Publisher : Academic Press
Rating : 4/5 (from 21 users)
Pages : 578
ISBN : 0128209453
Format : PDF, ePUB, KF8, PDB, MOBI, Tuebl
Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops

Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops

Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective contains both theoretical and empirical evidence of a broad range of aspects of GM crop policies throughout the world. Emphasizing world agriculture production and ethics of GM crops, the book balances insights into the various discussions around the use of GM

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