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Trends in Consumer Attitudes about Agricultural Biotechnology

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dc.contributor.author Hoban, Thomas J.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-20T14:33:32Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-20T14:33:32Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation AgBioForum 1(1) 1998: 3-7. en
dc.identifier.issn 1522-936X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/1386
dc.description Includes bibliographical references. en
dc.description.abstract The benefits of agricultural biotechnology have been promised for almost two decades. That promise is becoming reality. A growing number of American farmers are raising crops developed through biotechnology that are protected from insects and require fewer pesticides. As with other commodities, these grains (such as corn and soybeans) are blended into processed foods. That use of biotechnology will be invisible to consumers. In the future, biotechnology will lead to more obvious improvements in the nutritional profiles and other qualities of many foods. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher AgBioForum en
dc.source.uri http://www.agbioforum.missouri.edu/v1n1/v1n1a02-hoban.htm
dc.subject insect resistance en
dc.subject nutritional profile en
dc.subject safety concerns en
dc.subject.lcsh Agricultural biotechnology -- Public opinion en
dc.subject.lcsh Genetically modified foods -- Public opinion en
dc.subject.lcsh Consumers -- Attitudes en
dc.title Trends in Consumer Attitudes about Agricultural Biotechnology en
dc.type Article en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Division of Applied Social Sciences. Department of Agricultural Economics. Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center. AgBioForum (Journal)
dc.relation.ispartofcollection AgBioForum, vol. 1, no. 1 (1998)


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