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    • Herbicide Resistance in Plants 

      LeBaron, Homer M. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Economic effects of herbicide resistance. How resistance develops and how its pathways can be used for crop improvement.
    • Herbicide tolerance in Crops 

      Fehr, Walter R (NABC, 1991)
      Traditional breeding and biotechnolgy are affecting the development and introduction of herbicide toerant crops.
    • Herbicide-Resistant Crop Management: A Canadian Perspective 

      Beckie, Hugh J. (NABC, 2015)
      The Canadian perspective is focused on the comprehensive approaches to weed resistance in Canada for GE canola, corn, and soybeans, including reporting requirements, BMPs to minimize resistance, and systematic monitoring ...
    • High anxiety and biotechnology: Who’s buying, who’s not, and why?—An overview 

      Pueppke, Steven G (NABC, 2001)
      Detailed meeting overview
    • High-tonnage dedicated energy crops: The potential of sorghum and energy cane 

      McCutchen, Bill F.; Avant Jr., Robert V.; Baltensperger, David (NABC, 2008)
      The development of viable lignocellulosic-biofuel industries in the United States will require dependable delivery of supplies of feedstocks. The selection of feedstocks ultimately will vary with geographical region across ...
    • Highlights of NABC 14: Foods for health 

      Carlson; Carla (NABC, 2002)
      Detailed meeting overview
    • Highlights of NABC 15, Biotechnology: Science and society at a crossroad 

      Ristow, Sandra; Rosa, Eugene A.; Burke, Michael J (NABC, 2003)
      Detailed conference overview
    • How many ways can we skin this cat called earth? Risks and constraints to the biobased economy 

      Levitan, Lois (NABC, 2000)
      Resource constraints may make a biobased economy impossible if it is expected to continue at the pace and consumption level of the fossil-based economy in industrial and postindustrial societies. While the world economy ...
    • How might NGOs handle genetically modified seeds for small farmers in Africa? 

      Remington, Tom; Bramel, Paula (NABC, 2004)
      NGOs need strong partnerships to effectively deliver biotechnology to farmers in developing countries. They need access to technical expertise from the national programs, and the private sector on biosafety concerns, ...
    • How much is the quality of life being regulated? 

      Cohen, Joel I.; Zambrano. Patricia (NABC, 2004)
      The purpose of this paper is to review GM crops under development and their regulation, potential benefits and cost of lost opportunities, and the social implications of biosafety.
    • How the agenda is set 

      Offutt, Susan (NABC, 1994)
      The advent of biotechnology has hastened the day of reckoning by accentuating the linkages among farming practices, the natural resource base, food processing, and consumption requirements and desires. Given the complexity ...
    • How to approach the regulatory conundrum? 

      Jaffe, Gregory (NABC, 2002)
      There is a need for a stronger regulatory system to ensure food safety and to promote public acceptance of GM food. The great promise—more-nutritious foods, better pharmaceuticals, and plants producing antibodies and edible ...
    • Hydrocarbons to carbohydrates—the strategic dimension 

      Woolsey, James (NABC, 2000)
      Research into the areas, of ethanol from biomass, useful energy and chemicals from various organic waste products, and a wide range of useful products, particularly fiber, from industrial hemp hold the promises to improve ...
    • Impact of Animal Growth 

      Kalter, Robert J. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      A socially acceptable policy to remove excess capacity in dairy production must be implemented including the removal or price supports. Public income should emphasize education, human services, and social safety nets. ...
    • Impact of Animal Growth Promotants on the Meat Industry 

      Hayenga, Marvin L.; Buhr, Brian L. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      It is not necessarily size, but management sophistication that really makes a difference in the successful use of PST. Larger, more specialized operations are more likely to make effective use of this relatively sophisticated ...
    • Improving quality of life 

      Cox, Nancy (NABC, 2004)
      Introductory remarks for Module III: Improving quality of Life
    • In search of the right solutions for Africa’s development 

      Kanayo Nwanze, Savitri Mohapatra; Pierre-Justin Kouka (NABC, 2004)
      Examination of the problems and possible solutions for Africa, with focus on sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), a region where multiple natural and man-made disasters generate horrifying conditions. This paper attempts first to ...
    • India: New products and opportunities 

      Vijayaraghavan, Vijay (NABC, 2006)
      India’s economy is among the fastest growing in the world—6% to 8% annually over the past decade. On the other hand, growth in agriculture has been less than 2%. A national mission is in progress to revive the un­der-performing ...
    • Innovation, industrial development and the regulation of biotechnology 

      Kraus, Martine (NABC, 1996)
      The U.S. plant biotechnology industry has been positively affected by strong domestic regulation. However, European regulation has had a negative effect since companies hesitate to develop export crops for a market with ...
    • Innovation: The Chinese Experience 

      Chen, Zhangliang (NABC, 2006)
      Zhianglian Chen reports that, since 1991, the Chinese government has encouraged university professors to form companies. Even in public universities, a professor can run a business from her/his own laboratory, owning 100% ...