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  • Cummings, Claire Hope, 1943-
     
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  • Agricultural biotechnology -- Political aspects.
     
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  • Transgenic plants -- Economic aspects.
     
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  • Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment.
     
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  • Consumer protection -- Citizen participation.
     
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  • Seeds -- Biotechnology.
     
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    Uncertain peril : genetic engineering and the future of seeds / Claire Hope Cummings.
    by Cummings, Claire Hope, 1943-
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    Subjects
  • Agricultural biotechnology -- Political aspects.
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  • Transgenic plants -- Economic aspects.
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  • Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment.
  •  
  • Consumer protection -- Citizen participation.
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  • Seeds -- Biotechnology.
  • Publisher Info: 
    Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©2008.
    Description: 
    xix, 232 pages ; 23 cm
    RDA Types: 
    text
    unmediated
    volume
    ISBN: 
    9780807085806
    0807085804
    9780807085813
    0807085812
    Contents: 
    The rise of the techno-elites -- Trade secrets -- Trespass -- Political science -- The ownership society -- The turning points -- Who owns rice? -- The botany of scarcity -- The botany of abundance -- A green wealth -- Ripe for change -- A conversation with corn -- The down-turned hand -- A cabinet of seeds displayed -- Epilogue: the seeded earth.
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    Examines the rise of industrial agriculture and plant biotechnology, the fall of public interest science, and the folly of patenting seeds. The author suggests how green technologies and new approaches to food and farming methods will provide a way out of this growing predicament.
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