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Tomorrow's table : organic farming, genetics, and the future of food

Author: Pamela C Ronald; Raoul W Adamchak
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores today's use of organic farming and genetically engineered plants, and examines the concerns expressed by critics and consumers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela C Ronald; Raoul W Adamchak
ISBN: 9780195393576 0195393570
OCLC Number: 477255914
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: xvii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Cultivating sacred rice in Nihe, China and Davis, California --
Why organic agriculture? --
The tools of organic agriculture --
The tools of genetic engineering --
Legislating lunch --
Who can we trust? --
Is GE food risky to eat? --
Conserving wildlands --
Pollen flow and the environment --
Who owns the seed? --
Who owns the genes? --
Deconstructing dinner: genetically engineered, organically grown.
Responsibility: Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak.

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Explores today's use of organic farming and genetically engineered plants, and examines the concerns expressed by critics and consumers.

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Interspersed with nuggets of science, home made recipes (really) and anecdotes. * Biologist *

 
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