TITLE

CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BITTER GM BATTLE

AUTHOR(S)
Burrows, David
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;2/7/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 6, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides different views on genetic modification (GM). Impact of the fear and uncertainty about GM that undoubtedly exists among many consumers; Key factor in any future decision on GM; Environmental benefits of GM crops.
ACCESSION #
9273505

 

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