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Tue Dec 30 15:03:32 EST 2003

Dear PLANT-ED Member:
The latest issue of AgBioForum is now available online at This is a special double issue covering
soybean biotechnology, guest edited by Henry T. Nguyen and Gary Stacey
(University of Missouri-Columbia). Following is the table of contents
for the special issue.

1. A Soybean Biotechnology Outlook -- John C. Gardner and Thomas L. Payne

2. The Status of Soybean Genomics and Its Role in the Development of
Soybean Biotechnologies -- Randy C. Shoemaker, Jessica A. Schlueter,
Perry Cregan, and Lila Vodkin

3. The Future of Biotechnology in Soybeans -- John Soper, Dennis Judd, 
Daria Schmidt, and Steve Sullivan

4. Genetic Enhancement of Soybean Oil for Industrial Uses: Prospects and
Challenges -- Edgar B. Cahoon

5. Modifications in Soybean Seed Composition to Enhance Animal Feed Use
and Value: Moving From a Dietary Ingredient to a Functional Dietary
Component -- Monty S. Kerley and Gary L. Allee

6. Engineering Soybeans for Food and Health -- Anthony J. Kinney

7. The United Soybean Board's Better Bean Initiative: Building US
Soybean Competitiveness from the Inside Out -- David Durham

8. Role of Public and Private Soybean Breeding Programs in the
Development of Soybean Varieties Using Biotechnology -- D.A. Sleper and
J.G. Shannon

9. The Dynamics of Biotechnology in the Soybean Marketplace -- Steven Sonka

Other articles:

10. Agronomics and Sustainability of Transgenic Cotton in Argentina --
Matin Qaim, Eugenio J. Cap, and Alain de Janvry

11. Labeling Genetically Modified Foods: How Do US Consumers Want to See
It Done? -- Mario F. Teisl, Luke Garner, Brian Roe, and Michael E. Vayda

12. Climate Change for Biotechnology? UK Public Opinion 1991-2002 --
George Gaskell, Nick Allum, Martin Bauer, Jonathan Jackson, Susan
Howard, and Nicola Lindsey

13. Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods: Does it Really
Provide Consumer Choice? -- Colin A. Carter and Guillaume P. Gruère

14. Research Prizes: A Mechanism to Reward Agricultural Innovation in
Low-Income Regions -- William A. Masters

15. Development and Marketing Strategies for Functional Foods -- Cecilia Mark-Herbert

16. Factors Affecting the Likelihood of Corn Rootworm Bt Seed Adoption
-- James Payne, Jorge Fernandez-Cornejo, and Stan Daberkow
(c) 2003 Curators of the University of Missouri
ISSN: 1522-936X

Best regards,

Nan Sukpanich
Publications Coordinator for AgBioForum

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