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The Resource Uncertain peril : genetic engineering and the future of seeds, Claire Hope Cummings, (electronic book)

Uncertain peril : genetic engineering and the future of seeds, Claire Hope Cummings, (electronic book)

Label
Uncertain peril : genetic engineering and the future of seeds
Title
Uncertain peril
Title remainder
genetic engineering and the future of seeds
Statement of responsibility
Claire Hope Cummings
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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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CaPaEBR
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1943-
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Cummings, Claire Hope
Dewey number
631.5/21
Index
index present
LC call number
S494.5.B563
LC item number
C86 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Agricultural biotechnology
  • Transgenic plants
  • Transgenic plants
  • Consumer protection
  • Seeds
Label
Uncertain peril : genetic engineering and the future of seeds, Claire Hope Cummings, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ebr10256103
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 232 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780807085806
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Uncertain peril : genetic engineering and the future of seeds, Claire Hope Cummings, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ebr10256103
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xix, 232 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780807085806
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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