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  • Florida citrus growers' first impressions on genetically modified trees 

    Singerman, Ariel; Useche, Pilar (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2017)
    Citrus greening is jeopardizing the Florida citrus industry. A line of research some expect to be the ultimate solution to the disease is developing trees that are resistant to it by using genetic modification. Little, ...
  • Modern biotechnology for innovation of agricultural development in the developing world : what role can Japan play? 

    Adenle, Ademola A. (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2017)
    Genetically modified organism (GMO) technology is among a wide range of modern agricultural biotechnologies that is undergoing research and development (R and D) for developing countries in Japan, although GM crops have ...
  • Health-risk concerns vs. medical benefits of the GM technology 

    Saito, Yoko; Sasakawa, Yuki; Tabei, Yutaka; Ito, Shoichi (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2017)
    Genetically modified crops have been controversial from a health -- as well as an environmental -- standpoint, and the science community puts substantial effort into communicating with consumers. Relevant to the communication ...
  • Economic and environmental benefits of biotech potatoes with traits for bruise resistance, late blight resistance, and cold storage 

    Guenthner, Joseph F. (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2017)
    In 2015 biotech potatoes re-entered the US market after a hiatus since 2001. The JR Simplot Company received regulatory approval for its Innate(TM) 1.0 potatoes that have traits for low acrylamide and resistance to bruising ...
  • The costs of coexistence on farms in Germany 

    Punt, Maarten J.; Venus, Thomas J.; Wesseler, Justus (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2017)
    In the European Union, freedom of choice between genetically modified (GM) and conventional or organic crops, for both producers and consumers, should be provided through coexistence measures. Coexistence measures at the ...
  • Exploring the constraints to further expansion of GM maize production in Portugal 

    Jones, Philip J.; de Fátima Quedas, Maria; Tranter, Richard B.; Trindade, Carlos P. (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2017)
    After 10 years of GM maize cultivation in Portugal, the area produced remains modest, at 6.3% of total maize production in 2015. This fact suggests that significant constraints to further expansion continue to exist. Through ...
  • Segregation between GM and non-GM inputs in EU feed and food supply chains : future scenarios 

    Boccaletti, Stefano; Passuello, Francesca; Soregaroli, Claudio (University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2017)
    This study used a participatory scenario development approach -- more precisely, a two-day exploratory experts-based workshop -- to identify the key driving forces influencing future scenarios for the segregation between ...