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    • Saskatoon’s Success as a Global Agricultural Biotechnology 

      Mclaughlin, Murray (NABC, 1997)
      26 percent of Canadian core biotechnology companies are devoted to agricultural biotechnology, compared with five percent in the United States. Their activities include the use of microorganisms, plant cells to create ...
    • Scientific challenges underpinning the food-versus-fuel debate 

      Cassman, Kenneth G. (NABC, 2008)
      Humanity is in a race against time to ensure global food security on a planet with limited supplies of arable land, water, and low-cost energy resources, and a rapidly growing hu­man population. Biotechnology and plant ...
    • Securing and sustaining adequate world food production for the third millennium 

      Pinstrup-Andersen, Per; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul (NABC, 1999)
      The global community must keep the goal of assuring food security for all in mind. Condemning biotechnology for its potential risks without considering the alternative risks of prolonging the human misery caused by hunger, ...
    • Segregating GMO crops—cultural and functional challenges 

      Clarkson, Lynn (NABC, 2015)
      There is a need to manage for purity when meeting client quality standards in commercial-scale handling of conventional, GE, and organic Identity preservation (IP) is essential when multiple pathways to the marketplace ...
    • Should the Development of Herbicide-tolerant Plants be a Focus of Sustainable Agriculture Research? 

      Goldburg, Rebecca J. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Public sector funding could help the development of weed control alternatives that, unlike herbicide-tolerant plants, the industry has not found potentially profitable.
    • Should we be pharming with food crops? 

      Lumpkin, Thomas A. (NABC, 2003)
      The accumulated knowledge of common agricultural crops and their breeding for desirable traits has made them interesting as carrier organisms for GE products in pharming. The United States and other governments and ...
    • Simultaneously addressing food security and global sustainability challenges: A summary of Jonathan Foley’s verbal presentation 

      Eaglesham, Allan (NABC, 2011)
      The magnitude of the challenge in doubling food production equals all of the six previous efforts in doubling food production in human history. Six contributory approaches from a global-scale perspective are proposed: ...
    • Sludge, States rights and success 

      Evans, Ken (NABC, 1996)
      Enormous changes face the agricultural sector over the next few decades with regulatory and social changes affecting agricultural biotechnology in the environmental and energy sector. Where are we, where are going and how ...
    • Social and Ethical Implications of Animal Growth Promotants 

      Hoiberg, Eric O.; Bulfetta, Gordon; Nowak, Peter (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Pre-introduction research into the economic and social impacts of new technologies play an important role by identifying institutional barriers to the equitable transfer of new technologies and by providing needed information ...
    • Soil and Water Management Options for Adaptation to Climate Change 

      Rattan Lal (NABC, 2009)
      Rapidly increasing atmospheric abundance of CO2 and other GHGs leading to an increase in mean global temperature of 1 to 4°C by the end of the 21st century necessitates identification and use of relevant adaptation strategies. ...
    • Somatotropins 

      Baldwin, R. Lee (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      BST (Somatotropin) how it work and what it does.
    • South Dakota’s leadership in production and adoption of agricultural biofuels 

      Rounds, Mike (NABC, 2007)
      South Dakota is first in the percentage of corn used and fourth in total ethanol production in the US. Its ethanol plants produced more than 550 million gallons of fuel in 2006 and is expected to develop the capacity to ...
    • Specialty crops and human health impacts 

      Lila, Mary Ann (NABC, 2013)
      Scientists from seven universities on the North Carolina Research Campus are focused on specialty crops that provide bioactive compounds, which interface with human therapeutic targets to counteract chronic disease or ...
    • Stewardship for the Sustainability of Genetically Engineered Crops: The Way Forward in Pest Management, Coexistence, and Trade 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2015)
      Presented is a broad overview of issues requiring stewardship and sustainability. Current status and the road forward are emphasized for four dominant issues—resistance management, coexistence, trade and markets, and social ...
    • Student Voice at NABC 19 

      Clementson, Clairmont; Collier, Sarah; Gedikoglu, Haluk; Karunanithy, Chinnadurai; Meyer, Alissa; Mukherjee, Arijit; Niehaus, Thomas; Perez, Kari; Wilson, Buck (NABC, 2007)
      Student Voice report.
    • Student Voice report 

      Hellberg, Rosalee; Kuldamrong, Watchareeya (NABC, 2010)
      Student Voice report and recommendations
    • Student Voice report 

      Kraus, Christine; Serson, William (NABC, 2014)
      Agricultural biotechnology; DNA editing; genome engineering; targetable nucleases; TALEN; CRISPR/cas9; DNA-targeting; mutagenesis; regulation; modern breeding technologies;
    • Student Voice report 

      Minkenberg, Bastian; Newsome, Jade (NABC, 2015)
      Student Voice report and recommendations
    • Student Voice report 

      Bernard, Matthew; Fallahi, Parisa; Jamiyansuren, Bolormaa; Laney, Alma (NABC, 2013)
      Student Voice report and recommendations
    • Student Voice report 

      Anderson, Caroline; Martin, Michelle (NABC, 2011)
      Student Voice report and recommendations