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Title Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms. Volume 4, Challenges and opportunities with Bt cotton in Vietnam / edited by David A. Andow, Angelika Hilbeck, Nguyễn Vă̧n Tuất
Published Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 360 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Contents; Contributors; Editors' Preface; Series Foreword; Foreword; 1. Challenges and Opportunities with GM Crops in Vietnam: the Case of Bt Cotton; 2. Cotton Production in Vietnam; The colour plate section can be found; 3. Consideration of Problem Formulation and Option Assessment (PFOA) for Environmental Risk Assessment: Bt Cotton in Vietnam; 4. Transgene Locus Structure and Expression; 5. Non-target and Biological Diversity Risk Assessment; 6. Potential Effect of Transgenic Cotton on Non-target Herbivores in Vietnam
7. Invertebrate Predators in Bt Cotton in Vietnam: Techniques for Prioritizing Species and Developing Risk Hypotheses for Risk Assessment8. Potential Effects of Transgenic Cotton on Non-target Insect Parasitoids in Vietnam; 9. Potential Effects of Transgenic Cotton on Flower Visitors in Vietnam; 10. Potential Effects of Transgenic Cotton on Soil Ecosystem Processes in Vietnam; 11. Environmental Risks Associated with Gene Flow from Transgenic Cotton in Vietnam; 12. Resistance Risk As
Summary This book (13 chapters), the fourth in a series (the first, second and third books focused on Bt maize in Kenya, Bt cotton in Brazil, and risk assessment and management of transgenic fish, respectively) that provides scientifically peer-reviewed tools that can help developing countries strengthen their own scientific and technical capacity in biosafety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), focuses on the potential environmental effects of Bt cotton in Vietnam within a broader context of setting procedures and methods for regulating the introduction of GM crops. The environmental effects considered are those on nontarget organisms, gene flow to cotton relatives, and the evolution of resistance in the target pests. Processes for evaluating the potential benefits of GM plants in Vietnam and the necessary requirements for characterizing transgenes and transgenic traits are covered. This book will be used as a technical manual to enable Vietnamese scientists to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of Bt cotton prior to commercialization. This publication will also equip governments, scientists, potential users of GMOs, and civil society organizations in Vietnam and other countries with knowledge on methods that are available for conducting environmental risk assessments of GMOs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Crops -- Genetic engineering -- Environmental aspects
Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment.
Environmental risk assessment.
Cotton -- Genetic engineering -- Environmental aspects -- Vietnam -- Case studies
Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment -- Vietnam
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- General.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable Agriculture.
Gene flow.
Genetic engineering.
Genetic transformation.
Genetically engineered organisms.
Nontarget effects.
Nontarget organisms.
Risk assessment.
Transgenic plants.
Environmental risk assessment
Crops -- Genetic engineering -- Environmental aspects
Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Andow, David Alan.
Hilbeck, A. (Angelika)
Tuất, Nguyễn Vă̧n
ISBN 9781845932282
Other Titles Challenges and opportunities with Bt cotton in Vietnam