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Record ID
103699
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-08-02 14:20 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-08-02 15:48 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-08-02 15:48 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Preliminary review of biotechnology in forestry including genetic modification.
Author
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Rome
Italy, 00100
Phone:+39 06 5 7051
Fax:+39 06 5705 3152
Email:biotech-website@fao.org
Url:Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Language(s)
  • Chinese
Publication date
2004-12
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Table of Contents:

Executive summary - Nicholas Wheeler

1. Synthesis: a snapshot of the global status and trends in forest biotechnology - Nicholas Wheeler
1.1 Purpose 
1.2 Background 
1.3 Definitions 
1.4 Results 
1.5 State of biotechnologies in the forestry sector, excluding genetic modification
1.6 State of biotechnologies in the forestry sector: genetic modification
1.7 Conclusions: status and trends of biotechnology in forestry
1.8 References 

2. Appendixes 

2.1 Biotechnology in the forestry sector - Gilles Chaix & Olivier Monteuuis
2.1.1 Introduction 
2.1.2 Summary of the state of biotechnology in the forestry sector, excluding genetic modification.
2.1.3 Characterization of genetic diversity: population genetics and diversity studies
2.1.4 Genetic modification in the forestry sector
2.1.5 Conclusions: status and trends of biotechnology research and applications in forestry
2.1.6 References 
2.1.7 Annexes 

2.2 A global study on the state of forest tree genetic modification - Christian Walter and Sean Killerby
2.2.1 Summary 
2.2.2 Introduction 
2.2.3 Global status of tree genetic modification. The questionnaire
2.2.4 Further information collected from public sources
2.2.5 Where to from here? The future of genetic modification in forestry
2.2.6 Acknowledgements 
2.2.7 References and further reading
2.2.8 Annexes 

2.3 The state of genetically modified forest trees in China - Huoran Wang
2.3.1 Summary 
2.3.2 Introduction 
2.3.3 Status of research 
2.3.4 Environmental release and commercialization
2.3.5 Regulatory framework
2.3.6 Remarks and perspectives
2.3.7 Acknowledgements
2.3.8 References 

2.4 Anticipated contribution to and scale of impact of biotechnology in forestry - Yousry A. El-Kassaby
2.4.1 Summary 
2.4.2 Introduction 
2.4.3 Categories of forest biotechnology
2.4.4 Applications 
2.4.5 Summary tables 
2.4.6 Conclusion 
2.4.7 References 

2.5 Acronyms 
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
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
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Identifier
FAO Working Paper: FGR/59E
Publisher and its location
Forest Resources Development Service,
Forest Resources Division. Rome, Italy
Format
142 page PDF
Source
Original document