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Environmental effects of transgenic plants : the scope and adequacy of regulation / Committee on Environmental Impacts associated with Commercialization of Transgenic Plants Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

ISBN 0-309-08263-3 (hardcover)

1. Transgenic plants—Risk assessment. 2. Agricultural biotechnology—Environmental aspects. I. National Research Council. Committee on Environmental Impacts.

SB123.57 .E58 2002



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