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Genetically modified organisms in crop production and their effects on the environment methodologies for monitoring and the way ahead : expert consultation, 18-20 January 2005 : report and selected papers by

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crops -- Genetic engineering -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses,
  • Transgenic plants -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Kakoli Ghosh and Paul C. Jepson.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsGhosh, Kakoli., Jepson, Paul C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB123.57 .G46 2006, SB123.57 .G46 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 123 p. :
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16147586M
ISBN 10925105598X
ISBN 109789251055984

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