Now showing items 254-273 of 640

    • 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% ...
    • Innovations for safe egg products 

      Ball, Jr., Hershell (NABC, 2002)
      Pasteurized egg products have an excellent safety history. Shell eggs can be pasteurized to provide a safe alternative for foods made with raw or minimally cooked eggs. Closely coupling egg production and breaking results ...
    • Insect resistant maize for Africa: Lab to field and challenges along the way 

      Hoisington, David; Ngichabe, Christopher (NABC, 2003)
      The critical role of biotech and the challenges facing it in moving insect resistant maize from the lab bench to the filed in Africa.
    • Integrating Agriculture, Medicine and Food for Future Health 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2002)
      The promise of biotechnology, especially as it relates to food, is about shared responsibility and trust. Merging healthful eating with medicines in our foods is part of the promise of biotechnology and food-based products ...
    • Integrative medicine: Agriculture’s new opportunity 

      Plotnikoff, Gregory A. (NABC, 2002)
      In regard to the public’s health, agriculture and the prepared-food industry have both a significant responsibility and a significant opportunity. New partnerships must be developed to identify the best business- and best ...
    • Intellectual property for crop transformation: A continuing saga for agricultural innovation in the public sector 

      Bennett, Alan (NABC, 2013)
      The intellectual-property landscape for transformation has shifted. Sponsors of translational research are increasingly interested in clearing IP barriers in advance of making grant awards. And plant-gene patents may become ...
    • Intellectual property rights: Key to access or entry barrier for developing countries 

      Solleiro, Jose Luis (NABC, 1994)
      Implementation of an innovation-system approach is critical to facilitate the adaptation and assimilation of biotechnology developed in other countries. Protection of IPR will play an important role creating a safe climate ...
    • Is Genetically Engineered Herbicide-resistance (GEHR) Compatible with Low-input Sustainable Agriculture (LISA)? 

      Comstock, Gary (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      An adequate discussion of the morality of agricultural biotechnological research designed to facilitate the prevention or killing of weeds must take into account a broad range of issues.
    • Issues in agricultural biotechnology and biodiversity for sustainable agroecosystems 

      Fraleigh, Brad (NABC, 1997)
      Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada defines an “agroecosystem” as an “ecosystem under agricultural management — an open dynamic system connected to other ecosystems through the transfer of energy and materials.” While the ...
    • ISU Crop Bioengineering Consortium: Activities and strategies 

      Spalding, Martin (NABC, 2014)
      Agricultural biotechnology; DNA editing; genome engineering; targetable nucleases; TALEN; CRISPR/cas9; DNA-targeting; mutagenesis; regulation; modern breeding technologies;
    • Knowledge transfer and economic development: The role of the engaged university in the twenty-first century 

      Crowell, Mark (NABC, 2006)
      Mark Crowell discusses the function of the association of University technology Managers (AUTM), an international organization with about 3,500 members. Mirror­ing the global economy, 25% of the membership is outside North ...
    • Labeling of Biotechnology Products 

      Dunn, Peter E.; Korwek, Edward L.; Harlander, Susan K.; Bruhn, Christine M.; Newsome, Rosetta L.; Martin, Marshall A. (NABC, 1994-02-15)
      Speakers t this symposium presented issues surround the issue of labeling of biotech products and the right of the consumer to know about the ingredients of the food they eat.
    • Lambasting Louis: Lessons from pasteurization 

      Hotchkiss, Joseph H. (NABC, 2001)
      The example of pasteurization and the battle for its acceptance can help with an approach to make GMO products more acceptable to the consumer. But it is vital to communicate in ways that the target groups understand. ...
    • Lessons from risk perception in other contexts 

      Smith, Kerry V. (NABC, 2001)
      Consumers want complete protection and not complex trade-offs. It is fruitless to tell them that they can reduce their marginal risk by a defined amount by taking certain actions or precautions. They do not want to hear ...