Biotech leading technology charge

Brandon, Hembree
May 2004
Southeast Farm Press;5/19/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p30
Trade Publication
Focuses on the rapid evolution of agricultural biotechnology as farmers in the Southeast area in the U.S. capitalize on its production enhancements and cost-effectiveness. Acceptance of genetically engineered crops; Utilization of new technologies in order to stay competitive in world markets; Projects that identify genes for disease resistance.


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