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Table of Contents: Foreword by Sir Gordon Conway Preface. Pam & Raoul Box Pre.1: Genetic Engineering Box Pre.2: Conventional and Organic Farming Box Pre.3: Criteria for the Use of Genetic Engineering in Agriculture About the Authors Introduction Chapter 1. Cultivating Sacred Rice in Nihe, China and Davis, California (Pam) Box 1.1: Genes and Genomes Box 1.2: Genetic Modification of Rice Using Marker-Assisted Breeding The Farm Chapter 2. Why Organic Agriculture? (Raoul) Box 2.1: Types of Pesticides Chapter 3. The Tools of Organic Agriculture (Raoul) The Lab Chapter 4. The Tools of Genetic Engineering (Pam) Box 4.1: Plant Breeding, Domestication, and Pollination Box 4.2: GE Papaya Recipe 4.1: Isolation of DNA from Strawberries Consumers Chapter 5. Legislating Lunch (Pam) Box 5.1: GE Rennet Box 5.2: Herbicide Tolerant Crops Box 5.3: Bt Crops Box 5.4: Which GE Products Would You Accept? Box 5.5: Amish GE Tobacco Growers Box 5.6: Regulatory Oversight Recipe 5.1: Spicy Eggplant Recipe 5.2: Cornbread Chapter 6. Who Can We Trust? (Pam) Chapter 7. Is GE Food Risky to Eat? (Pam) Recipe 7.1: Christollen Recipe 7.2: Sticky (Mutant) Rice with Mango or GE Papaya Box 7.1: The Rice Waxy Mutation Recipe 7.3: Rice-Celery Salad with Purple Tomatoes Recipe 7.4: Pam & Trish¿s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Box 7.2: Indicators of Long-Term Health Risks The Environment Chapter 8. Conserving Wildlands (Pam) Chapter 9. Pollen Flow and the Environment (Pam) Box 9.1: Contamination Box 9.2 Testing for transgenes Ownership Chapter 10. Who Owns the Seed? (Raoul) Chapter 11. Who Owns the Genes? (Pam) Box 11.1: Regulatory Costs Dinner Chapter 12. Deconstructing Dinner: Genetically Engineered, Organically Grown (Pam & Raoul) Recipe 12.1: Pam and Trish¿s Whole Wheat Bread with Walnuts Recipe 12.2: Trish¿s Plum Walnut Jam Recipe 12.3: Tante Lissy¿s Flaumen Kuchen (Plum Cake) Recipe 12.4: Pam and Raoul¿s Tofu Tortilla Box 12.1: RNA Interference Glossary Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Food -- Biotechnology.
Genetically modified foods.