Women in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Biotechnology [electronic resource] : Key Advances and Perspectives on Emerging Topics / edited by Laura S. Privalle
- Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017.
- Physical Description:
- V, 153 pages 122 illustrations, 100 illustrations in color : online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Privalle, Laura S. and SpringerLink (Online service)
- Pioneering Women in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Biotechnology -- Agrobacterium and Plant Biotechnology -- From Maize Transposons to the GMO Wars -- Agriculture in the Modern age Biopesticides and Plant Biotechnology -- The Story Behind the Approval of the First Bt Maize Product -- Trails and Trials in Biotechnology Policy -- Enabling Educators -- Africa’s Fight for Freedom to Innovate and the Early Signs of Embracing Biotechnology Especially Genetically Modified (GM) Foods -- Sustainable Agriculture and Biotechnology.
- This volume describes the contributions made by women scientists to the field of agricultural biotechnology, the most quickly adopted agricultural practice ever adopted. It features the perspectives of women educators, researchers and key stakeholders towards the development, implementation and acceptance of this modern technology. It describes the multiplying contemporary challenges in the field, how women are overcoming technological barriers, and their thoughts on what the future may hold. As sustainable agricultural practices increasingly represent a key option in the drive towards building a greener global community, the scientific, technological and implementation issues covered in this book are vital information for anyone working in environmental engineering. Provides a broad analysis of the science of agriculture, focusing on the contributions of women to the field, from basic research to applied technology Offers insights into hot topics in the field across the life cycle, from genetic engineering to optimization methodologies to safety evaluations and market acceptance Describes the complex global nature of modern agriculture and food production.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- text file PDF
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