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Title: Genetically Modified Plants: What’s the Fuss? (402nd Brookhaven Lecture)

Genetic transformation is a relatively new and powerful tool used by plant breeders and for basic research. Benefits of gene transformation include resistance to pests and herbicides, which has led tomore » a reduction in pesticide application and soil erosion. Genetically modified plants are used on a massive scale in agriculture in the U.S. and other countries, in part because they are less expensive and more convenient to work with. Yet, despite the benefits, genetic transformation remains a controversial subject and groups in the U.S. and abroad contest its practice.« less
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Title: Genetically Modified Plants: What’s the Fuss? (402nd Brookhaven Lecture)
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Publication Date: 2006-03-16
OSTI Identifier: 1002521
DOE Contract Number: AC02-98CH10886
Other Number(s): TRN: US201117%%412
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Brookhaven Lecture Series 1960 to the Present, Upton, NY (United States), 16 Mar 2006
Research Org: Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS ; AGRICULTURE ; BNL ; GENES ; GENETICS ; HERBICIDES ; PESTICIDES ; SOILS ; TRANSFORMATIONS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:05:32
System Entry Date: 2018-01-12