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    • Back to the future 

      Charles C. Muscoplat (NABC, 2002)
      Appropriate diet and lifestyle are twice as effective as pharmaceutical therapy in preventing adult-onset diabetes in certain high-risk populations. Diet and lifestyle also influence cardiovascular disease, cancer, and ...
    • Ban on growth promotants in the EEC - The anatomy of a technical trade barrier 

      Terry, Martin K. (NABC, 1991)
      Different perceptions and consumer expectations influence the traade in transgenic organisms between nations.
    • Benefits of biotech specialty crops: The need for a new path forward 

      Shelton, Tony (NABC, 2013)
      Vegetables are high-value commodities, but high cosmetic standards are applicable. Many are eaten fresh, so they are intensely managed with frequent use of “traditional” insecticides. Some 45% of the value of insecticides ...
    • Beta agonists 

      Hutcheson, David P. (NABC, 1991)
      Beta agonist are compounds that can influence the quality and fat content of meat. Their development for use by the meat producing industry promises savings in production cost for the famer.
    • Biobased economic growth in Ohio 

      Strickland, Ted (NABC, 2008)
      Ohio has a promising economic future. Investments in areas of growth will lead research to new and better products capitalizing on the fact that Ohio has a diverse economy with a thriving agricultural industry and an ...
    • Biobased industrial products: Back to the future for agriculture 

      Zeikus, J. Gregory (NABC, 2000)
      The NRC report on biobased industrial products provides a roadmap for research and commercialization policy needed for agriculture to go back to the future and reclaim its higher-value industrial product markets. The ...
    • Bioethics issues in a biobased economy 

      Thompson, Paul B. (NABC, 2000)
      The organization and culture of agricultural R&D is insufficiently attentive to a wide range of social, environmental, legal and ethical issues that are part of any significant technological innovation. Biotechnology ...
    • Biofuels and biorefinery development in Canada: The question of sustainability 

      Wellisch, Maria (NABC, 2007)
      An overview of biofuel development in Canada including question of sustainability. If biofuels are developed carefully and deliberately, they can be the foundation for a more sustainable future. The utilization of biomass ...
    • Biofuels for transportation sustainability 

      Hunt, Suzanne (NABC, 2007)
      The Worldwatch Institute has examined key sustainability issues and how to deal with them. The aim was to have biofuels taken seriously at a time when the focus was firmly on fossil fuels and when renewable forms of energy ...
    • Biofuels, energy-security and global-warming policy interactions 

      Tyner, Wallace E. (NABC, 2007)
      There has been a significant movement in political consensus towards an energy future with a substantially larger renewable-energy component. One of the major drivers is the perception that importing over 60% of our oil ...
    • Biofuels: An Important part of a low-carb Diet 

      Steven Bantz (NABC, 2007)
      We need to minimize the global-warming impact of the fuels that we use, their carbon intensity and need to combine expansion of biofuel consumption with improvements in fuel economy and conservation and smart growth to ...
    • Biological confinement of GEOs: Opportunities for reducing environmental risks? 

      Waddell, Kim (NABC, 2005)
      The 2000 federal government interagency review of regulatory oversight of biotechnology products revealed that ensuring confinement could become a regulatory requirement for approval of some transgenic organisms. In 2001, ...
    • Biological control - making it work: Adoption 

      Tolin, Sue Ann (NABC, 1991)
      Discussion of regulation needed for the introduction of various biological control agents
    • Biological control - making it work: ANEP statement 

      Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers (NABC, 1991)
      The use of applied biological control can be an important component in the management of many pests. As additional pesticides are removed from the market, alternatives must be found that are safe for the public and the ...
    • Biological control - making it work: Commercialization 

      Marrone, Pamela G. (NABC, 1991)
      Discussion of the commercialization of biological controls
    • Biological control - making it work: Recommendations 

      Chabot, Brian F. (NABC, 1991)
      Summary and recommendations of the 1991 working group on biological control of pests.
    • Biological control - making it work: Regulation 

      Glenister, Carol S. (NABC, 1991)
      How can adoption of biological control be supported?
    • Biological control - making it work: Technology 

      Cook, R. James; Granados, Robert R. (NABC, 1991)
      Discussion of various types of biological control of pests
    • Biomass as a source of carbon: The conversion of renewable feedstocks into chemicals and materials 

      Bozell, Joseph J (NABC, 2008)
      The current interest in biorefinery development is linked to the country’s access to a large amount of renewable carbon in the form of biomass. Recent work has identified a sustainable biomass supply in the United States ...
    • Biopesticides and Economic Democracy 

      Kloppenburg, Jack Jr. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      The central social and economic issue in the development of biopesticides—indeed, in the development of biotechnology globally—is the question of economic democracy.