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Title Gene drives at tipping points precautionary technology assessment and governance of new approaches to genetically modify animal and plant populations / Arnim von Gleich, Winfried Schröder, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 256 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Technology Characterisation -- Gene Drives Touching Tipping Points -- Vulnerability Analysis of Ecological Systems -- Case Studies -- Modelling -- Alternative Techniques and Options for Risk Reduction of Gene Drives -- Limits of Knowledge & Tipping Points in the Risk Assessment of Gene Drive Organisms -- Steps towards a precautionary risk governance of SPAGE technologies including Gene-Drives
Summary This open access book reports on a pilot project aiming at collecting information on the socio-ecological risks that could arise in the event of an uncontrolled spread of genetically engineered organisms into the environment. The researchers will, for instance, be taking a closer look at genetically engineered oilseed rape, genetically engineered olive flies as well as plants and animals with so-called gene drives. The book mainly adresses researchers
Subject Gene drives.
Gene Drive Technology
Environmental medicine.
Environmental management.
Environmental science, engineering & technology.
Medical -- Public Health.
Technology & Engineering -- Environmental -- General.
Science -- Environmental Science.
Gene drives
Form Electronic book
Author Gleich, Arnim von, 1949-
Schröder, Winfried
ISBN 9783030389345