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Biotechnology: Against the grain


  • Michael Eisenstein

    (Michael Eisenstein is a freelance journalist based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.)


Golden rice could help to end a nutritional crisis — but only if researchers can overcome some daunting technical and political hurdles.

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  • Michael Eisenstein, 2014. "Biotechnology: Against the grain," Nature, Nature, vol. 514(7524), pages 55-57, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:nat:nature:v:514:y:2014:i:7524:d:10.1038_514s55a
    DOI: 10.1038/514S55a

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    1. Ciarli, Tommaso & Ràfols, Ismael, 2019. "The relation between research priorities and societal demands: The case of rice," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 48(4), pages 949-967.
    2. Glover, Dominic & Poole, Nigel, 2019. "Principles of innovation to build nutrition-sensitive food systems in South Asia," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 82(C), pages 63-73.
    3. Paul Vincelli, 2016. "Genetic Engineering and Sustainable Crop Disease Management: Opportunities for Case-by-Case Decision-Making," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 8(5), pages 1-22, May.
    4. Glenn Davis Stone & Dominic Glover, 2017. "Disembedding grain: Golden Rice, the Green Revolution, and heirloom seeds in the Philippines," Agriculture and Human Values, Springer;The Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS), vol. 34(1), pages 87-102, March.

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