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Author Colloquium on Plants and Population: Is There Time? (1998 : Irvine, Calif.)

Title Colloquium on Plants and Population : Is There Time? / [edited by Joel E. Cohen and Nina V. Federoff]
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy of Sciences, 1999
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Contents ""COLLOQUIUM ON PLANTS AND POPULATION: IS THERE TIME?""; ""Plants and Population: is there time?""; ""Contents""; ""Plants and population: Is there time?""; ""HISTORICAL BACKGROUND""; ""DEMOGRAPHIC SITUATION AND PROSPECT: THE CHALLENGE""; ""COLLOQUIUM GOALS AND STRUCTURE""; ""INSIGHTS FROM THE COLLOQUIUM""; ""CONCLUDING PERSPECTIVE""; ""World food and agriculture: Outlook for the medium and longer term""; ""KEY HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS""; ""WORLD PRODUCTION AND FOOD INSECURITY: AN UNCERTAIN LINK.""; ""FUTURE PROSPECTS""; ""CONCLUSIONS""
""INTEGRATING BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AND HOST PLANT RESISTANCE FOR CONTROL OF INSECT PESTS""""ECOLOGY OF HOST�PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS AND MICROBIAL PEST CONTROL""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""Ecological intensification of cereal production systems: Yield potential, soil quality, and precision agriculture""; ""THE NEED FOR ECOLOGICAL INTENSIFICATION""; ""INTENSIFICATION IN FAVORABLE AND UNFAVORABLE ENVIRONMENTS""; ""YIELD POTENTIAL""; ""SOIL QUALITY""; ""PRECISION AGRICULTURE""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""The transition to agricultural sustainability""; ""SUSTAINABILITY SCENARIOS""
""Plant genetic resources: What can they contribute toward increased crop productivity?""""THE ROLE OF THE CONSULTIVE GROUP ON INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH (CGIAR) IN PRESERVING GENETIC RESOURCES""; ""CONTRIBUTIONS OF WHEAT GENETIC RESOURCES""; ""USE OF GENETIC RESOURCES IN MAIZE IMPROVEMENT""; ""INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS ISSUES RELATED TO THE UTILIZATION OF GENETIC RESOURCES""; ""MOLECULAR APPROACHES TO UTILIZATION OF GENETIC RESOURCES""; ""GENETIC RESOURCES: WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL IMPACTS?""; ""Ecological approaches and the development of “truly integrated� pest management""
""SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CONSTRAINTS C""""RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRAINTS""; ""Biotechnology: Enhancing human nutrition in developing and developed worlds""; ""AGRONOMIC TRAITS""; ""DIFFERENTIATED CROPS""; ""PLANTS AS FACTORIES""; ""Use of plant roots for phytoremediation and molecular farming""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""Transgenic plants for tropical regions: Some considerations about their development and their transfer to the small farmer ""; ""From pre-Hispanic to future conservation alternatives: Lessons from Mexico""
""The growth of demand will limit output growth for food over the next quarter century""""Global and local implications of biotechnology and climate change for future food supplies""; ""I. INTRODUCTION""; ""II. THE IFPRI�IMPACT MODEL""; ""III. SPECIFYING THE NONPRICE SUPPLY (AREA AND YIELD) TERMS""; ""IV. POLICY SCENARIOS""; ""V. POLICY SIMULATIONS""; ""VI. POLICY IMPLICATIONS""; ""APPENDIX: THE IFPRI�IMPACT MODEL BASE CASE""; ""World food trends and prospects to 2025""; ""CEREAL PRODUCTION TRENDS""; ""THE FUTURE: CEREAL DEMAND AND SUPPLY""; ""CONCLUSION""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Agriculture -- Congresses.
Biodiversity conservation -- Congresses.
Food supply -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cohen, Joel E.
Fedoroff, Nina V. (Nina Vsevolod), 1942-
LC no. 00500938
ISBN 0309569303 (electronic bk.)
9780309569309 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2003037749