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Title Genetically engineered organisms : assessing environmental and human health effects / edited by Deborah K. Letourneau, Beth Elpern Burrows.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2002.


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Description 1 online resource (438 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Transgenic organisms -- Risk assessment.
Organisms, Genetically Modified -- abnormalities
Environmental Health.
Genetic Engineering -- adverse effects.
Risk Assessment.
Contents Variability and uncertainty in crop-to-wild hybridization / Terrie Klinger -- Factors affecting the spread of resistant Arabidopsis thaliana populations / Joy Bergelson and Colin B. Purrington -- Bt-crops : evaluating benefits under cultivation and risks from escaped transgenes in the wild / Deborah K. Letourneau, Joy A. Hagen, and Gaden S. Robinson -- Resisting resistance to Bt-corn / David A. Andow -- Ecological risks of transgenic virus-resistant crops / Alison G. Power -- Impacts of genetically engineered crops on non-target herbivores : Bt-corn and monarch butterflies as a case study / John E. Losey, John J. Obrycki, and Ruth A. Hufbauer -- Transgenic host plant resistance and non-target effects / Angelika Hilbeck -- Release, persistence, and biological activity in soil of insectidal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis / Guenther Stotzky -- Survival, persistence, transfer : the fate of genetically modified microorganisms and recombinant DNA in different environments / Beatrix Tappeser, Manuela Jäger, and Claudia Eckelkamp -- The spread of genetic constructs in natural insect populations / Henk R. Braig and Guiyun Yan -- Ecological and community considerations in engineering arthropods to suppress vector-borne disease / Andrew Spielman, John C. Beier, and Anthony E. Kiszewski -- Environmental risks of genetically engineered vaccines / Terje Traavik -- Methods to assess ecological risks of transgenic fish releases / William M. Muir and Richard D. Howard -- Controversies in designing useful ecological assessments of genetically engineered organisms / Anne R. Kapuscinski.
Other Author Letourneau, Deborah Kay.
Burrows, Beth Elpern.
Other Title Print version: Genetically engineered organisms. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2002 0849304393