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RECORD NUMBER: 16 OF 31
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Genetically Engineered Plants in the Environment:Applications and Issues.|
|Author||Watrud, L. S. ;|
|CORP Author||National Health and Environmental Effects Research Lab., Corvallis, OR.|
|Additional Subjects||Transgenic plants ; Environmental effects ; Agronomy ; Plant genetics ; Genetic engineering ; Plant ecology ; Soil-water-plant relationships ; Soil microorganisms ; Invertebrates ; Microcosms ; Health effects ; Risk assessment ; Economic impact ; Non-target effects|
The objectives of the review are to: (1) provide a brief summary of the major proposed applications of engineered plants, (2) highlight published results on their potential non-target effects, (3) suggest points to consider in developing and releasing engineered plants, (4) propose research needed to identify potential long term effects of releasing engineered plants and (5) briefly discuss potential impacts of regulations, intellectual property rights and public acceptance on the development, safety evaluation and commercialization of engineered plant products.