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    • Can opportunities lost be regained? Reframing genetic engineering for crop and livestock improvement 

      Wolt, Jeffrey D. (NABC, 2014)
      Agricultural biotechnology; DNA editing; genome engineering; targetable nucleases; TALEN; CRISPR/cas9; DNA-targeting; mutagenesis; regulation; modern breeding technologies;
    • Can we have allergen-free foods? 

      Lehrer, Samuel B.; Bannon, Gary A. (NABC, 2002)
      Biotechnology can be used to reduce allergenicity. Much attention has been focused on the possibility that modification of foods through recombinant DNA technology could unintentionally introduce new allergens but developers ...
    • Can you get there from here? Speed bumps in the road to health and environmental biotech applications 

      Michael, Rodemeyer (NABC, 2005)
      Can plant biotechnology be harnessed to provide benefits outside of the area of food and feed? Can the kind of global deadlock that has emerged from the introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops and food be avoided? ...
    • Capital and sustainability 

      Wyse, Roger (NABC, 2007)
      Biotechnology has reached the point where we can be efficient and effective in implementing technologies for solutions in the industrial area. The technology is in place and we will continue to improve it, and markets are ...
    • Challenges on the road to biofuels 

      Gibbons, William R. (NABC, 2007)
      Lignocellulose-based ethanol offers a renewable, sustainable and expandable resource to meet the growing demand for transportation fuels. The main hurdles to be overcome include feedstock-supply logistics, conversion ...
    • Changing consumer demands can drive biotechnology adoption 

      Offutt, Susan (NABC, 1999)
      It is worth emphasizing the importance of understanding causality — why events happen —in trying to assess the role of biotechnology in the food and agriculture systems of both developed and developing nations. There is ...
    • Changing the Nature of Nature: Corporate, Legal, and Ethical Fundamentals 

      Description of the Presentation by Ralph Nader prepared by Eaglesham, Allan (NABC, 2000)
      In the 1920s, a radical change in technology was championed to replace hydrocarbons with carbohydrates. Despite broad support for the concept of manufactured products from plants as raw materials rather than minerals, it ...
    • Chinese agricultural biotechnology in the field 

      Chen, Zhangliang (NABC, 2006)
      The public debate in China on the safety of GE crops was “imported” from Europe, stated Zhangliang Chen. It is germane in particular to the improvement of rice productivity in that country, where GM varieties are in final ...
    • Choices from the past 

      Fitzgerald, Deborah (NABC, 1994)
      We need to be concerned about the important relationships between citizen groups, federal researchers and policymakers, and scholars and donors. We need to keep old strategies available to all, such as students who will ...
    • Climate change and agriculture 

      Rosenzweig, Cynthia (NABC, 2000)
      Providing sufficient food for the world’s people is one of the great challenges of the twenty-first century. There is now real concern that global warming, with its potential for affecting the climate regimes of entire ...
    • Coexistence in the Oregon seed industry 

      Loberg, Greg (NABC, 2015)
      A highly successful program for coexistence through exists in the Willamette Valley Specialty Seed Association where proactive stewardship policies supporting coexistence are used. These policies should be developed by a ...
    • Coexistence of biotech, organic, and conventional crops: Facts, issues, and a path forward 

      Jaffe, Greg (NABC, 2015)
      Coexistence raises complex management, policy, economic, and consumer issues. Jaffe postulates that coexistence “embodies the idea that consumers should be able to get the products they want.” It is a complex issue and it ...
    • Coexistence: The university role 

      Mallory-Smith, Carol (NABC, 2015)
      The land grant universities face the challenges in fulfilling their mission of providing unbiased information through research, education, and extension for the broad range of stakeholders that coexist in this technologically ...
    • Commercialization of a protein product from transgenic maize 

      Hood, Elizabeth E.; Woodard, Susan L. (NABC, 2005)
      Bovine trypsin can be synthesized in transgenic maize, nut lack of public acceptance is the major barrier to producing pharmaceutical or industrial products in plants. Response to this public distrust has driven current ...
    • Commercialization of genetically modified plants: progress towards the marketplace 

      Fraley, Robert T. Fraley (NABC, 1994)
      Agricultural productivity increases over the last 40 years were driven by significant advances in several areas: plant breeding, farm mechanization, the use of crop chemicals, irrigation systems and modern farm management ...
    • Commercializing agricultural biotechnology 

      Salquist, Roger (NABC, 1991)
      15 years of successful research without a single person in the U.S. getting ill from the products of biotechnology prove a safety record unmatched by any other industry. People have to put this safety record into perspective. ...
    • Communicating with the public about risk 

      Bishop, Jerry E. (NABC, 1993)
      Inevitably, one interest group will accuse the media of needlessly scaring the public while another interest group will charge that the media are failing to alert the public to a deadly danger.
    • Concluding session: Putting it all together 

      Pueppke, Steve (NABC, 2015)
    • Conference overview 

      Ponce de León, F. Abel (NABC, 2011)
      Detailed conference overview
    • Conference overview: Water sustainability in agriculture 

      Korth, Kenneth L (NABC, 2012)
      Detailed conference overview