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Author Mahgoub, Sala E. O. (Salah Eldin Osman), author

Title Genetically modified foods : basics, applications, and controversy / Salah E.O. Mahgoub
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2016]
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Contents Front Cover; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: The Basics; Chapter 3: Applications of Genetic Modification at the Laboratory and Greenhouse Levels; Chapter 4: Applications of Genetic Modification at the Field and Commercial Levels; Chapter 5: Laws, Regulations, and Labeling for GM Foods; Chapter 6: GM Foods or Not? The Controversy; Chapter 7: Consumer Issues; GLOSSARY; Back Cover
Summary An increasingly hot-button issue, genetically modified (GM) food is considered by some as the best way to feed the world's growing population, and by others as an experiment gone wrong on the unsuspecting public. Genetically Modified Foods: Basics, Applications, and Controversy details the basics of biotechnology and its applications in the laboratory and the field. It provides a balanced presentation of the pros and cons of GM foods, examining the arguments of proponents and opponents, and covering regulations governing GM food labeling.The book includes definitions of biotechnology considere
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 26, 2015)
Subject Food -- Biotechnology.
Genetically modified foods.
Transgenic organisms.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1482242818
1482242826 (electronic bk)
9781482242829 (electronic bk)