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Jane Rissler

Titles by This Author

What will it mean to have a steady stream of animal and microbial genes entering the gene pools of plants in wild ecosystems?Private companies and the federal government are pouring significant resources into biotechnology, and the major application of genetic engineering to agriculture is transgenic crops. This carefully reasoned science and policy assessment shows that the commercialization and release of transgenic crops on millions of acres of farmland can pose serious -- and costly -- environmental risks.