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Cover for Transgene locus structure and expression.

This chapter addresses how a transgene can be designed to minimize the cost of risk assessment and identifies the features of a transgene that are essential to characterize risk assessment. Specific topics covered include: (i) transgene design and production; (ii) transgene locus structure and...

Author(s)
Tran Thi Cuc Hoa; Depicker, A.; Kakoli Ghosh; Amugune, N.; PhanÐinh Phap; Tru'o'ng Nam Hai; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential effect of transgenic cotton on non-target herbivores in Vietnam.

This chapter focuses on the assessment of the risk of greater crop damage in Bt cotton by nontarget pest herbivores or disease transmitted by these pests. A diagram of possible risk hypotheses for nontarget herbivores associated with Bt cotton that could lead to pest outbreaks is presented. The...

Author(s)
Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc; Sujii, E. R.; Wilson, L. J.; Underwood, E.; Andow, D. A.; Mai Van Hao; Zhai BaoPing; Ho Van Chien
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental risks associated with gene flow from transgenic cotton in Vietnam.

This chapter discusses the potential risks of gene flow from genetically modified insect-resistant cotton in Vietnam, using a general framework to guide gene flow risk assessment. This framework includes assessment stages beginning with the conception of the specific transgenic crops...

Author(s)
West, J. J.; VuÐu'c Quang; Giband, M.; Lu BaoRong; Andow, D. A.; Nguyen Hu'u Ho; Vu'o'ng Thi Phan; Le Quang Quyen
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance risk assessment and management for Bt cotton in Vietnam.

This chapter establishes a series of informational needs that are essential to completing an assessment of resistance risk and the development of a practical resistance management plan for the deployment of Bt cotton. It deals with the specific cases of the introduction of either Bollgard II cotton ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Andow, D. A.; Nguyen Hu'u Huan; Caprio, M.; Omoto, C.; Nguyen Tho; Nguyen Hong Son; Bui Cach Tuyen
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms. Volume 2: methodologies for assessing Bt cotton in Brazil.

Many international forums have identified the need for comprehensive, scientific methods for the pre-release testing and post-release monitoring of transgenic plants to ensure their environmental safety and sustainable use. In response to this requirement, the International Project on GMO...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Fontes, E. M. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving the scientific basis for environmental risk assessment through the case study of Bt cotton in Brazil.

This chapter illustrates several methodologies for conducting the scientific analysis that supports environmental risk assessment of transgenic crops that are in the process of commercial development, using Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton in Brazil as a case study. It highlights several points...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Barroso, P. A. V.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Grossi-de-Sa, M. F.; Hilbeck, A.; Fitt, G. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methodology to support non-target and biodiversity risk assessment.

This chapter elaborates on case-specific methodologies (for use during the pre-release stages of Bt cotton) to support risk assessment of nontarget organisms and biodiversity applied to the Brazil case study: (1) identifying functional categories of biodiversity; (2) listing and prioritizing...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Arpaia, S.; Birch, A. N. E.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Lövei, G. L.; Sujii, E. R.; Wheatley, R. E.; Underwood, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance risks of Bt cotton and their management in Brazil.

This chapter focuses primarily on risk analysis prior to any field release of transgenic plants and addresses the risk that Lepidopteran pests associated with Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton may evolve resistance to Bt proteins in Brazil. It lays out a simple procedure for identifying the target ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Omoto, C.; Maia, A. H.; Waquil, J. M.; Caprio, M.; Okech, M. A.; Cia, E.; Nguyen Huu Huan; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Supporting risk assessment of Bt cotton in Brazil: synthesis and recommendations.

This chapter briefly summarizes the agricultural context for the possible use of Bt cotton in Brazil and the major achievements and key findings of this case study which presents scientific analysis supporting the environmental risk assessment of transgenic crops that are in the process of...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Hilbeck, A.; Johnston, J.; Capalbo, D. M. F.; Nelson, K. C.; Underwood, E.; Fitt, G. P.; Sujii, E. R.; Arpaia, S.; Birch, A. N. E.; Pallini, A.; Wheatley, R. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms: challenges and opportunities with Bt cotton in Vietnam, Vol.4.

This book (13 chapters), the fourth in a series (the first, second and third books focused on Bt maize in Kenya, Bt cotton in Brazil, and risk assessment and management of transgenic fish, respectively) that provides scientifically peer-reviewed tools that can help developing countries strengthen...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Hillbeck, A.; Tuat, N. van
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book

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