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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 143.00
Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to ?next-generation? rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technological processes and applications. Can lessons learned from past and current regulatory oversights of agricultural... more...
Risikoanalyse an bedeutenden Kulturen in Europa unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Erregers der Schwarzfäule an Reben Guignardia bidwelliiDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 60.03
Hauptbeschreibung In Europa werden über 90 verschiedene Weinkulturen angebaut. Steigende Temperaturen, bedingt durch den Klimawandel, und die zunehmende Globalisierung sorgen dafür, dass Kulturen immer stärker durch Krankheiten gefährdet werden. Die Einschleppungswege sind sehr vielfältig. Ein Teil der Erreger stirbt beim Transport, ein anderer Teil... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change. The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between the ?naysayers? and ?cheerleaders? and look at the issues... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 27.28
Hauptbeschreibung Der Apfel zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Nutz- und Kulturpflanzen, da er aufgrund seines Reichtums an Nährstoffen und der positiven chemischen Zusammensetzung eine vielfältige Bedeutung nicht nur in der küchentechnischen sondern auch in der industriellen Verarbeitung einnimmt. Zahlreiche Nachschlagewerke beschäftigen sich bereits... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 84.00
The OECD Regional Outlook 2011 provides an overview of the main developments in performance among OECD regions and the challenges for regional policy after the crisis. The first two chapters present fresh analysis of regional growth and labour-market trends, exploring their implications for policy. This is followed by three chapters offering focused... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 121.95
In the past 15-20 years major discoveries have been concluded on potato biology and biotechnology. Important new tools have been developed in the area of molecular genetics, and our understanding of potato physiology has been revolutionized due to amenability of the potato to genetic transformation. This technology has impacted our understanding of... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 6.95
Despite technological advances, an alarming number of people in the world go hungry. Even more chilling is the fact that in the future that number will likely increase. In this book, Kristin Dawkins discusses the international policies that are shaping this future, including those that govern the genetic engineering of plants. Dawkins shows how a diversified... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 280.00
The debate about the use of genetically modified organisms is fuelled by the fear of potential hazards of GM farming. Classic tort law already offers remedies should such risks materialize. In some countries, this is enhanced or replaced by alternative redress schemes. This volume compares more than twenty jurisdictions in this respect, provides special... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 30.00
The advent of nanotechnology has unleashed enormous prospects for the development of new products and applications for a wide range of industrial and consumer sectors. The new technological developments have already opened up a multibillion dollar industry in recent years, the global market impact of which is expected to reach US$1 trillion by 2015,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
Europe was told that it had no choice but to accept agbiotech, yet this imperative was turned into a test of democratic accountability for societal choices. Since the late 1990s, European public controversy has kept the agri-biotech industry and its promoters on the defensive. As some opponents and regulators alike have declared, ?GM food/crops are... more...