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Title Biotechnology, biosafety, and biodiversity : scientific and ethical issues for sustainable development / editors, Sivramish Shantharam, Jane F. Montgomery
Published Enfield, N.H. : Science Publishers, [1999]


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Description xiv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Foreword / V. L. Chopra -- Preface / Sivramiah Shantharam and Jane F. Montgomery -- Biotechnology and Development: Moving Technology Forward Using Environmental Assessment / Sivramiah Shantharam -- Biosafety Training Programs and Their Importance in Capacity Building and Technology Assessment / I. Virgin, R. J. Frederick and S. Ramachandran -- Genetically Modified Organisms: Biosafety Implications for India / Ghayur Alam -- Environmental Impact of Crops Transformed With Genes From Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for Insect Resistance / Michael B. Cohen -- Biosafety Issues of Genetically Engineered Herbicide-Tolerant Plants: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Perspective / Stephen Yarrow -- Biosafety Issues of Genetically Engineered Virus-Resistant Plants / H. R. Pappu -- Marker Gene Controversy in Transgenic Plants / Vedpal S. Malik -- Ethical Dilemmas in the Conservation of Biodiversity / Anil K. Gupta
Ecological Context of Biodiversity / K. G. Saxena, K. S. Rao and P. S. Ramakrishnan -- Biodiversity and Biotechnology: Ethical Issues in Developing Countries / Suresh K. Sinha and Suman Sahai -- Ethics and Biodiversity / Niraja Gopal Jayal -- Plant Breeders and Farmers in the New Intellectual Property Regime: Conflict of Interests? / Biswajit Dhar and C. Niranjan Rao -- Aspects of Biosafety in the Conservation of Biological Diversity / K. P. S. Chauhan -- IPR Controversy and the Indian Seed Industry / Suri Sehgal -- New Genes for Old Genes / B. S. Ahloowalia -- The IPR Debate for India / Swati Prakash -- Symposium Participants
Analysis Biodiversity
Consumer protection
Crop production
Environmental impact
Genetically modified food
Overseas item
Pesticide resistance
Notes Proceedings of the Satellite Symposium on Biotechnology and Biodiversity, held on November 15 and 16, 1996, at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Agricultural biotechnology -- Congresses.
Agrobiodiversity -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Montgomery, Jane F.
Shantharam, Sivramiah, 1951-
Satellite Symposium on Biotechnology and Biodiversity (1996 : New Delhi, India)
LC no. 99014148
ISBN 1578080185