NEW ISSUE OF AGBIOFORUM

UMC AGECON AgBioForum AgBioForum at missouri.edu
Tue Feb 29 14:08:29 EST 2000


Dear PLANT-BIOLOGY Members:

I am writing to inform you that the new issue (Volume 2, No. 3&4) of
AgBioForum is now on-line at (http://www.agbioforum.org).  The URL has
changed so please update your bookmarks.  Also, don't forget to sign up for
free membership at:

http://www.agbioforum.org:591/ABFmembershipform/FMPro?-db=ABFmembership&-lay
=Admin%20layout&-format=mnew.htm&-view
               

This issue discusses the impacts and possibilities for agrobiotechnology in
less developed countries.  A table of contents is attached for your
information.  I hope that you will find this issue a useful resource.  If
you have any specific questions please contact agbioforum at missouri.edu.
Information on editorial policy and submissions is available on-line.


Leonie A. Marks, Ph.D.
Managing Editor of AgBioForum

http://www.agbioforum.org



Table of Contents

Special Issue
          The Economics of Biotechnology in Developing Countries
     
Agrobiotechnology in the Developing World? . . . . . .  Editor's
Introduction 
Escaping The Malthusian Trap . . . . . . . . . . .G. Conko & F.L. Smith, Jr.
Ten Reasons Why Biotechnology Will Not Help . . . . . M.A. Altieri &
P.Rosset 
Ten Reasons Why Altieri and Rosset are Wrong . . . . . . . . . M.
McGloughlin 
Making A Difference In Africa? . . . . . . .B. Woodward, J. Brink & D.
Berger 
Measuring Agrobiotechnology Research. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .C.A.
Falconi 
Agro-Biotechnology In Developing Countries. . . . . . . . . . . . . .S.
Sahai 
Transferring GM Crops to LDCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G.
Traxler
IPR and Biotechnology in LDCs . . . . . . .W.A. Kerr, J.E. Hobbs & R.
Yampoin
Regulation of Biotechnology in LDCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G.
Tzotzos
Agrobiotechnology, Trade, and LDCs.  . . . . . . . . . . P.
Pinstrup-Andersen
Biotechnology in the Global Economy . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . .C.
Juma
     
    Commentary

Feeding a World of Six Billion. . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . C.S.
Prakash
     
    Articles

Genetic Improvements in U.S. Crops . .  G. Frisvold, J. Sullivan & A.
Raneses

The Protection of IPRs: Issues And Options . . . . . . . .  M. Maredia et
al.



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