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Author Cummings, Claire Hope, 1943-

Title Uncertain peril : genetic engineering and the future of seeds / Claire Hope Cummings.

Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  631.5 CUMMINGS    ---  Available
Description xix, 232 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217) and index.
Indexed In: Library Journal Starred, December 2007
Booklist starred, December 2007
Publisher's Weekly, November 2007
Kirkus Review, December 2007
Summary Argues that the seeds that provide the world with food, fiber, and fuel are at risk from agricultural technologies, patents and corporate ownership, and the degradation of the environment; examines reasons why the author believes genetic engineering is not right for agriculture; and urges consumers to participate in the movement to restore agriculture to its ecological roots.
Audience Adult Follett Library Resources
Subject Agriculture -- Political aspects.
Biotechnology -- Political aspects.
Transgenic plants -- Economic aspects.
Consumer protection -- Citizen participation.
ISBN 0807085804

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