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This review article discusses the issues surrounding the biosafety of transgenic crops, their perception by consumers and the matter of socio-economic liability. The issue of liability management regarding transgenics would seem to be related to three key features of present day society. Firstly,...

Author(s)
Smyth, S.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotechNet, 2003, 5, ABN 104, pp 1-4

The four main ecological concerns from transgenic Bt crops are gene flow of the transgenes to other plant species or strains, evolution of resistance by the target pests, effects of the Bt protein in the soil, and harmful effects on non-target species exposed to the Bt protein. In terms of the...

Author(s)
Oberhauser, K. S.; Rivers, E. R. L.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotechNet, 2003, 5, ABN 117, pp 1-7