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Title The bioengineered forest : challenges for science and society / edited by Steven H. Strauss and H.D. (Toby) Bradshaw
Published Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 245 pages) : illustrations
Contents I: Economic and technological choices -- Future forests: environmental and social contexts for forest biotechnologies / Hal Salwasser -- Biotechnology and the forest products industry / Alan A. Lucier, Maud Hinchee, and Tex B. McCullough -- Biotechnology and the global wood supply / Roger A. Sedjo -- Accomplishments and challenges in genetic engineering of forest trees / Rick Meilan, Dave Ellis, Gilles Pilate, Amy M. Brunner, and Jeff Skinner -- Exotic pines and eucalypts: perspectives on risks of transgenic plantations / Rowland D. Burdon and Christian Walter -- Tree biotechnology in the twenty-first century: transforming trees in the light of comparative genomics / Steven H. Strauss and Amy M. Brunner -- II: Ethical, social, and ecological caveats -- The ethics of molecular silviculture / Paul B. Thompson -- Will the marketplace see the sustainable forest for the transgenic trees? / Don S. Doering -- Environmental and social aspects of the intensive plantation/reserve debate / Sharon T. Friedman and Susan Charnley -- Have you got a license for that tree? (and can you afford to use it?) / Nancy S. Bryson, Steven P. Quarles, and Richard J. Mannix -- Invasiveness of transgenic versus exotic plant species: how useful is the analogy? / James F. Hancock and Karen Hokanson -- Potential impacts of genetically modified trees on biodiversity of forestry plantations: a global perspective / Brian Johnson and Keith Kirby -- Transgenic resistance in short-rotation plantation trees: benefits, risks, integration with multiple tactics, and the need to balance the scales / Kenneth F. Raffa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Forest products -- Biotechnology.
Forestry biotechnology.
Trees -- Biotechnology.
Form Electronic book
Author Bradshaw, H. David.
Strauss, Steven H., 1955-
LC no. 2003018033
ISBN 1936331357 (electronic bk.)
9781936331352 (electronic bk.)