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Record information and status
Record ID
103422
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-05-09 20:35 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-09 20:35 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
GMOs, Pesticide Use, and Alternatives. Lessons from the U.S. Experience.
Author
Charles M. Benbrook; Benbrook Consulting Services
Author’s contact information
Sandpoint,
Idaho, USA.

Phone: 208-263-5236,
Email: benbrook@hillnet.com
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2008-06-20
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Summary of a conference presentation on GM technologies in the US. The following headings were discussed:

Impacts on Yields
Roundup Ready Technology Impacts on Pesticide Use
Bt Transgenic Varieties and Insecticide Use
Economic Impacts
Sustainability of Herbicide Tolerant Technology
More Complex Strategies Needed for Sustainable Progress
A Perspective on the Safety of GM Foods Now on the Market
Comments on GM Food Aid
The WTO Case
Thematic areas
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Conference paper / Proceedings
Format
18 page PDF
Source
Conference on GMOs and Agriculture, Paris, France