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close this bookBiotechnology and the Future of World Agriculture (GRAIN, 1991)
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View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentAbout grain
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View the documentPrologue
View the documentThe fourth resource
close this folderAgriculture in crisis
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View the documentThe soil and water crisis
View the documentThe productivity crisis
View the documentThrough the looking glass
View the documentThe hidden harvest
View the documentThe problems not addressed
View the documentBiotechnology, the solution?
close this folderThe tools
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View the documentCutting and pasting
View the documentAbout language and limitations
View the documentCulturing cells and tissues
View the documentControlling the process
View the documentA new threshold?
close this folderThe actors
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View the documentPublic or private?
View the documentDominance of transnational corporations (TNCs)
View the documentThe concentration within
close this folderProviding the inputs
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View the documentThe biased focus: herbicide tolerance
View the documentEroding the options
View the documentArtificial solutions?
close this folderTransforming the output
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View the documentThe circle of sugar
View the documentThe chocolate crop
View the documentThe battle for vegetable oils
View the documentInterchanging products, markets and producers
close this folderControlling the profit
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View the documentAn historical appraisal
View the documentThe great reversal
View the documentTightening the grip: the push for patents on life
View the documentBox: Twelve Reasons to say no to life patents
View the documentThe implications
close this folderAppropriate biotechnology?
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View the documentThe IARCs and the privatization of biotechnology
View the documentThird world national efforts to get involved
close this folderThe original biotechnologist
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View the documentDiversity for production
View the documentMultiple cropping, multiple benefits
View the documentBiotechnology for the people
View the documentPromoting people's participation
View the documentEpilogue