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    • Agricultural biotechnology: a farmer’s perspective 

      Garr, Mary Lou (NABC, 1996)
      From the perspective of farmers, having unified positions on agricultural biotechnology issues is absolutely critical. but the rate of scientific discovery in the field of agricultural biotechnology is advancing far more ...
    • Protein production in transgenic animals 

      Cooper, Julian (NABC, 1996)
      Future farms will produce food more efficiently, perhaps in environments where originally it was considered too difficult. In addition, farms will produce many different raw materials for industrial processes, a variety ...
    • Plant cell culture technology 

      Defuria, M. Dianne (NABC, 1996)
      Taxol as an example of the development of plant cell culture in pharmaceutical production
    • NABC 8: An overview 

      Day, Peter R.; Meagher, Laura (NABC, 1996)
      Meeting overview
    • 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 ...
    • Agricultural biotechnology—novel products and new partnerships 

      Unknown author (NABC, 1996)
      A major attraction of biotechnology for investors has been the allure of new market opportunities and the prospect of revolutionary medical, food, and other products that will change our lives. However, biotechnology’s ...
    • Phytoremediation 

      Ensley, Burt (NABC, 1996)
      Phytoremediation is the exploitation of specific plants to clean up the environment. Plants are used to treat or remove environmental contaminants from soil and other solids like dredge spoils, water, other liquids, and air.
    • Workshop on environment and energy industry 

      Byrne, Barbara; Mroczko, Jean; Decter, Stephen; Snow, Judy (NABC, 1996)
      Report on workshop discussions on the food industry
    • The public and agricultural biotechnology: key questions 

      Chess, Caron (NABC, 1996)
      Our decision-making capabilities as a society have not evolved significantly to capture new technologies. Our societal institutions are not keeping pace with our technology. We need to pay more attention to bridging the ...
    • Tying It All Together 

      Paul B. Thompson (NABC, 1996)
      Opportunities, trust, and vision - conclusions drawn from the conference.
    • Workshop recommendations 

      Segelken, Jane B. (NABC, 1996)
      Recommendations coming out of the 3 workshops held during the meeting
    • The public and agricultural biotechnology: key questions 

      MacGillis, Miriam Therese (NABC, 1996)
      Biotechnology is a commitment to myth. By refusing to acknowledge the superstition implied in our blind adherence to our vision of a world of bliss, we move deeper into a chaos from which life itself may be unable to recover.
    • Constructing food for shareholder value 

      Kneen, Brewster (NABC, 1996)
      The application of biotechnology to agriculture is not about feeding the hungry of the world, nor is it about feeding the growing appetites of the growing global middle class. It is about making more money for corporations ...
    • Biotechnology: Catalyst for Change in Agriculture 

      Barton, Kenneth A. (NABC, 1996)
      Biotechnology represents a powerful new tool for plant and animal breeding, and the development of new products and new uses for agriculture. Rapid product development condenses and necessitates changes in industry practice ...
    • The environmental and energy sector and agricultural biotechnology 

      Gain, Jeff (NABC, 1996)
      There is a need to develop product opportunities for agriculture, including biobased replacement for petroleum products.
    • Workshop on the pharmaceutical industry 

      Ghai, Geetha; Laskin, Alan; Doyle, Dennis; Walter, Rick (NABC, 1996)
      Report on workshop discussions on the pharmaceutical industry
    • Genetic engineering of flavor and shelf life in fruits and vegetables 

      Evans, David A. (NABC, 1996)
      After technical, regulatory, and consumer acceptance there is an additional major hurdle in biotechnology development: intellectual property. For some technologies and genes, patents have been issued and represent barriers ...
    • 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 ...
    • Workshop on the Food industry 

      Lacy, Bill; Slifer, Lynn; Lawton, Michael; Watkins, Lynne (NABC, 1996)
      Report on workshop discussions on environment and energy industry
    • Crop biotechnology in the service of medical and veterinary science 

      Arntzen, Charles J. (NABC, 1996)
      Various research laboratories have experimented with the use of plants for “biomanufacturing” of specialty products. These approaches utilize transgenic plants created to accumulate high value proteins/enzymes of potential ...