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Capability building in biotechnology and genetic engineering in developing countries

Capability building in biotechnology and genetic engineering in developing countries

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Published by United Nations Industrial Development organisation in [NewYork] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Four papers prepared for a UNIDO-sponsored symposium held during the 150th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Statementprepared by David J. McConnell [...et al.].
SeriesUNIDO/IS -- 608
ContributionsMcConnell, David J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14164936M

  The benefits of genomics and biotechnology are concentrated primarily in the industrialized world, while their potential to combat neglected diseases in the developing world has been largely untapped. Without building developing world biotechnology capacity to address local health needs, this disparity will only intensify. To assess the potential of genomics to Cited by:   Principles of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. By Dr A J Nair and reduce rural poverty particularly in the developing countries like India. industry etc. and will understand different application of biotechnology in everyday life. The book will be very helpful in developing interest in the beginners to study biotechnology as a Author: Dr A J Nair.

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Chapter 9Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Around the world scientists are working to develop new varieties of crops that can resist pests, use less water, and generally thrive in less than optimal growing conditions. Hand in hand, with scientific research, countries must adopt policies that will allow their farmers to take advantage of new products being developed . Biotechnology is a fast-developing 21st century technology and interdisciplinary science that has already made an impact on commercial and non-commercial aspects of human life, such as stem cell research, cloning, pharmaceuticals, food and agriculture, bioenergetics, and information book, appropriate for novices to the biotechnology / genetics fields and also Reviews: 1.


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