Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective

Editat de Pardeep Singh, Anwesha Borthakur, Aditya Abha Singh, Ajay Kumar, Kshitij K. Singh
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Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective contains both theoretical and empirical evidence of a broad range of aspects of GM crop policies throughout the world. Emphasizing world agriculture production and ethics of GM crops, the book balances insights into the various discussions around the use of GM crops including soil health, effects on animals, environmental sustainability impact, and ethical issues. The book presents aspects of GM crop policies and prevailing controversies throughout the world, in 5 sections containing 23 chapters. Beginning with the discussion of the policies related to GM crops, the book dives deep into issues related to food insecurity, agricultural sustainability, food safety, and environmental risks. Section 5 also captures the recent advances in agricultural biotechnology encompassing research trends, the nano-biotech approach to plant genetic engineering, and other transformation techniques in crop development. The contributors of the book represent different backgrounds, providing a holistic overview of diverse approaches and perspectives. Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective is a valuable resource for researchers in agricultural policy and economics, agricultural biotechnology, soil science, genetic engineering, ethics, environmental management, sustainable development, and NGOs.

  • Discusses ethics, varieties, research trends, success, and challenges of genetic modification
  • Addresses both crop production and potential health impacts
  • Includes extensive theoretical research and studies
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ISBN-13: 9780128207802
ISBN-10: 0128207809
Pagini: 578
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 mm
Greutate: 0.77 kg

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Policy makers, researchers in multi-national seed companies, those working in agricultural economics, agricultural biotechnology, soil science, genetic engineering, ethics, environmental management, sustainable development. NGOs,


Section 1: Genetically modified crops: Policies and politics
1. Genetically Modified Crops and Agricultural Innovation: An Analysis of Law and Policy
2. GMO Policies and Practices: A Global Overview with Special Focus on Turkey
3. Status and policies of GM crops in Russia
4. GM Crops in India: Politics, Policies and Political Economy
5. Genetically Modified Crops and Intellectual Property Rights: Indian Scenario

Section 2: Genetically modified crops and global food security
6. Contribution of Genetically Modified Crops in Agricultural Production: Success Stories
7. Genetically Modified Crops changing the Food Insecurity Landscape of the Undernourished Regions of the World
8. Impact of GM Crops on Agriculture Production: A Positive Reflection through Success Stories
9. GM Crops as a food Security solution

Section 3: Genetically modified crops and sustainability in agriculture
10. Genetically modified crops and climate change adaptation
11. Sustainable Cultivation of GM Crops in the Age of Climate Change: A Global Perspective
12. Aspects of genetically modified plants in removing heavy metals from the soil

Section 4: Genetically modified food: Socio-ethical issues and regulatory challenges
13. Public acceptance of GM foods: A global perspective (1999-2019)
14. Evolution of genetically modified (GM) crops and the scared world
15. Assessment of the environmental and health impacts of genetically modified crops
16. Food safety issues and challenges of GM crops
17. Health risks and environmental concerns of GM crop adoption
18. Regulatory Framework for GMOs-Interplay between Regulatory Policies and Socio-ethical Concern
19. Socio-ethical Aspect of Genetically Modified Organisms: A Critical Analysis

Section 5: Technical advancements in plant genetic engineering and crop improvement
20. Research Trends in Genetically modified (GM) Plants
21. Nano-biotechnological approach of plant genetic engineering
22. Advances in Genetically Modified Plants by employing modern biotechnological tools: An update
23. Transformation techniques and their role in crop improvements: A global scenario of GM crops