Crop Biotech Update

ISAAA's Booklet on Agricultural Biotechnology (A Lot More than Just GM Crops)

August 27, 2010

A new booklet on Agricultural Biotechnology (A Lot More than Just GM Crops) is now availabe and downloadable at the ISAAA website. The booklet discusses in detail and in simple language agricultural biotechnology as it compares with conventional breeding, the agricultural biotechnology tools used in crops such as tissue culture and micropropagation, molecular breeding and marker-assisted selection, and genetic engineering and GM crops. A section on Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for food safety and environmental issues was also included to clarify important public concerns.

Download the Agricultural Biotechnology (A Lot More than Just GM Crops) booklet at http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/agricultural_biotechnology/download/default.asp