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Main Title Mendel in the kitchen : a scientist's view of genetically modified foods /
Author Fedoroff, Nina V.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Brown, Nancy Marie.
Publisher Joseph Henry Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 55800762
ISBN 0309092051; 9780309092050; 030909738X; 9780309097383
Subjects Genetically modified foods ; Plant genetic engineering ; Amélioration des plantes ; Aliments ; Genetische manipulatie ; Levensmiddelen ; Gentechnisch veränderter Organismus ; Gentechnisch verändertes Lebensmittel ; Gentechnologie ; Pflanzenzèuchtung ; Food, Genetically Modified ; Plants, Genetically Modified ; Amâelioration des plantes ; Gentechnisch verèanderter Organismus ; Gentechnisch verèandertes Lebensmittel
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National Academies Press
Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  TP248.65.F66F436 2004 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 02/11/2005
EJBM  TP248.65.F66F436 2004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/08/2004
EOAM  TP248.65.F66 2004 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 08/19/2015
Collation xiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-350) and index.
Contents Notes
Against the ways of nature -- The wild and the sown -- The power in the earth -- Genes and species -- Tinkering with evolution -- Making a chimera -- The product or the process -- Is it safe to eat? -- Poisoned rats or poisoned wells -- The butterfly and the corn borer -- Pollen has always flown -- The organic rule -- Sustaining agriculture -- Sharing the fruits -- Food for thought. "While European restaurants race to footnote menus, reassuring concerned gourmands that no genetically modified ingredients were used in the preparation of their food, starving populations around the world eagerly await the next harvest of scientifically improved crops. Mendel in the Kitchen provides a clear and balanced picture of this tangled, tricky (and very timely) topic "--HTML title screen.