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Source OECD iLibrary
Content type Text
Publisher OECD Publishing
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Economics ♦ Economics of land & energy ♦ Technology ♦ Miscellany ♦ Agriculture & related technologies
Subject Keyword Agriculture and Food ♦ Environment ♦ Science and Technology
Abstract These OECD Biosafety Consensus Documents identify elements of scientific information used in the environmental safety and risk assessment of transgenic organisms which are common to OECD member countries.  This is intended to encourage information sharing and prevent duplication of effort among countries. This book offers ready access to those consensus documents which have been published thus far. As such, it should be of value to applicants for commercial uses of transgenic crops, regulators in national authorities as well as the wider scientific community. More information on the OECD's work related to the biosafety of transgenic organisms is found at BioTrack Online (
Table of Contents   Foreword ......................................... 3
  Introduction to the Biosafety Consensus Documents 9
  Presentation des documents de consensus sur la biotechnologie 19
  Section 1 - Points to Consider for Consensus Documents on the Biology of Cultivated Plants 30
  Section 2 - Soybean (GLYCINE MAX (L.) MARR.) ..... 40
  Section 3 - Maize (ZEA MAYS SUBSP. MAYS) ......... 47
  Section 4 - Oilseed Rape (BRASSICA NAPUS L.) ..... 79
  Section 5 - Rice (ORYZA SATIVA L.) ............... 94
  Section 7 - Bread Wheat (TRITICUM AESTIVUM) ...... 143
  Section 8 - Sugar Beet (BETA VULGARIS L.) ........ 174
  Section 9 - Sunflower (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS L.) ..... 197
  Section 10 - Papaya (CARICA PAPAYA) .............. 227
  Section 11 - Oyster Mushroom (PLEUROTUS SPP.) .... 277
  Section 12 - Capsicum Annuum Complex ............. 293
  Section 1 General Information Concerning the Biosafety of Crop Plants Made Virus Resistant through Coat Protein Gene-Mediated Protection 324
  Section 2 - General Information Concerning the Genes and their Enzymes that Confer Tolerance to Glyphosate Herbicide 351
  Section 3 - General Information Concerning the Genes and their Enzymes that Confer Tolerance to Phosphinothricin Herbicide 360
  Section 4 - Herbicide Biochemistry, Herbicide Metabolism and the Residues in Glufosinate-Ammonium (Phosphinothricin) – Tolerant Transgenic Plants 370
Learning Resource Type Book
Publisher Date 2006-07-24
e-ISBN 9789264095380
Organization OECD
Page Count 380

Source: OECD iLibrary