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Application of Genetically-Modified Microorganisms in Agriculture

  • G. Van Den Eede
  • M. Van Montagu
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 63)

Abstract

More than a decade ago, promising results stimulated researchers to cherish great ambitions on the applications of genetically-modified micro-organisms because the molecular tools were available to understand and modify the functioning of the genome, however, few examples can be found. A possible explanation for this delay, apart from a hesitant attitude of public and regulators, is the lack of relevant scientific data.

Keywords

Transgenic Plant Hairy Root Bacillus Thuringiensis Crown Gall Biological Pest Control 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Van Den Eede
    • 1
  • M. Van Montagu
    • 2
  1. 1.Commission of the European CommunitiesJoint Research CentreIspra (VA)Italia
  2. 2.Laboratorium GenetikaState University GhentGhentBelgium

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