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By James N. Seiber, Mahesh K. Bhalgat, William P. Ridley, Allan S. Felsot

content material: creation to agricultural biotechnology: demanding situations and customers / William P. Ridley --
the way forward for agrobiotechnology: implications for nationwide competitiveness / Nicholas G. Kalaitzandonakes --
Insecticidal Bacillus thurgingiensis crops as opposed to chemical pesticides / Janet E. wood worker ... [et al.] --
purposes of biotechnology for bettering the healthfulness and software of cereals / Ann E. Blechl --
permitting grain distribution and nutrition labeling utilizing protein immunoassays for items of agricultural biotechnology / James W. Stave ... [et al.] --
improvement of polymerase chain response how you can discover plant DNA in animal tissues / Matthias Klaften ... [et al.] --
A assessment of the food/feed protection and merits of Bacillus thuringiensis protein containing insect-protected vegetation / Bruce Hammond --
effect of Bacillus thuringiensis corn pollen on monarch butterfly populations: a hazard evaluation / Mark ok. Sears --
influence of Bacillus thuringiensis corn on usual enemies of the ecu corn borer / Kevin L. Steffey ... [et al.] --
allergic reaction evaluate for nutrition biotechnology / Gary Bannon ... [et al.] --
position of compositional analyses within the assessment of considerable equivalence for biotechnology plants / William P. Ridley ... [et al.] --
Biotechnology vegetation as feeds for farm animals / J.H. Clark, I.R. Ipharraguerre.

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South Korea has also committed significant public funds for agrobiotechnology research, including $173 million through the Ministry of Agriculture for the year 2000 alone. For China, information on the size of public investment is sketchier. Private sector consultants estimate the Chinese public investment in plant biotechnology at approximately $300 million in 2000. Irrespectively, the fast-expanding capability of China in agrobiotechnology is unmistakable. , rice, wheat, corn, and various vegetables) with novel agronomic traits and quality improvements (26).

Sweet Corn Bt sweet corn varieties were commercialized in 1998. However, adoption has been very low thus far, due largely to fresh corn marketers' unwillingness to purchase Bt varieties. We have projected benefits of Bt sweet corn for Florida fresh sweet corn growers if they were to adopt the technology. Bt sweet corn An application is the number of active ingredients applied per acre times the number of repeat applications, and differs from the number of trips over the field, as one trip across the field to apply two active ingredients is treated as two applications, as is two treatments each containing a single ingredient.

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