Straight Talk on Biotechnology: Volume 1

Paperback: $38.00
ISBN-13: 9789715505512
Published: July 2009

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236 pages
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  • About the Book
  • Modern biotechnology is a powerful tool that is poorly understood by many. Straight Talk on Biotechnology aims to provide in-depth understanding of the various facets of this technology, which is likely to have a tremendous impact on our lives.

    In particular, Volume I provides:(openli)A historical perspective of various sciences and biotechnology.(openli)An explanation of basic concepts of biotechnology, including cloning.(openli)An overview of global trends in the commercial production of transgenic food and crops, including a case study on Bt corn.(openli)Status of government and non-government research initiatives, including an assessment of government guidance on biotechnology.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Benigno D. Peczon, Editor

    • Abraham J. Manalo, Editor