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    • 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 ...
    • Student Voice report 

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

      Purcell, John P. (NABC, 2013)
      Ag Biologicals are widely used in vegetable crops. They are particularly advantageous when used in protected culture, i.e. within net houses, plastic houses, or glass houses, in which finer environmental control is possible, ...
    • The Canadian regulatory process for plants with novel traits 

      McAllister, Patricia (NABC, 2013)
      Canada’s regulations are product-based, not process-based. We have authority within the regulations for departments to approve products derived from biotechnology after the completion of the required safety reviews, and—once ...
    • The “stacked” pipeline of biotech specialty crops and regulatory/market barriers to coexistence 

      Redick, Thomas P (NABC, 2013)
      Biotech specialty crops face a number of potential barriers. Regulatory uncertainty over new plant-breeding methods and costly overseas approvals could complicate plans for commercialization. Stacking a generic crop aids ...
    • Transforming modern agriculture through synthetic genomics 

      Flatt, Jim (NABC, 2013)
      There is cutting-edge science underway and it is applied within Synthetic Genomics, not specifically on specialty crops as defined, but on low-acreage or potential crops of the future. Many of these concepts will apply to ...
    • Transgenic papaya story: still a public-sector anomaly? 

      Gonsalves, Dennis (NABC, 2013)
      Papaya is the cheapest, most nutritious fruit in Hawaii. When papaya in Hawaii was threatened by the PRS virus. Efforts were made to save the crop, but all conventional methods failed, threatening a major basic food source ...