Environmental effects of transgenic plants : the scope and adequacy of regulation / Committee on Environmental Impacts associated with Commercialization of Transgenic Plants, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council.
- National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Environmental Impacts Associated with Commercialization of Transgenic Plants.
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Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, , ©2002.
xxi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Ecological, genetic, and social factors affecting environmental assessment of transgenic plants -- Scientific assumptions and premises underpinning the regulation and oversight of environmental risks of transgenic plants -- APHIS regulatory policy for transgenic organisms -- Case studies of APHIS assessments -- Analysis of APHIS assessments -- Postcommercialization testing and monitoring for environmental effects of transgenic plants -- The future of agricultural biotechnology -- References -- Appendix A: Workshop to assess the regulatory oversight of GM crops and the next generation of genetic modifications for crop plants: agenda -- Appendix B: Workshop presenters/panelists -- Appendix C: "Dear colleague letter" -- Appendix D: "Dear colleague letter" recipients.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-286) and index.