If you have an interest in any one of these areas, the book is a wonderful read.
This book also includes an interesting discussion on Organic foods, in particular debunking the public's tendency to romanticize organic farming.
In order to get a good understanding of this topic, it is necessary to read this book and get a perspective from a scientific point of view.
Great review of mans advances in science that parallel DNA capabilities to modify crops. I would rate it higher but it's a decade old and would like to see a revised edition.Published 17 days ago by Robert Lichvar
This is a must read for anyone concerned about GMO foods. It is a history of how man has modified foods starting with the caveman up to the present. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Linda Gamble
Very factual and addresses the major issues concerning GMOs and the history of genetic research and application.Published 22 days ago by jerry wager
A good accessible guide to biotech, conventional, organic farming by a noted scientist.Published 1 month ago by Rock Glen
I read the book because I have read everything about gmo production pro and con for the past 10 years. Some of the technology may be safe, none of us really know the truth. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Debra G
I bought this book because I was interested in the science behind transgenic crops and because I wanted to know what if anything we should be concerned about. Read morePublished 6 months ago by SabaDave
This is one of the best books I've read on the subject of plants and biotechnology.
It covers just about every interesting and controversial point in the field in terms a... Read more
Terrific clear explanation. The amazing thing is reading the detailed descriptions of mutagenic forcing- which is accepted under Organic standards- you cannot help but think, if... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mr. Graham StroutsD
If only the non-GMO crowd would read this book, they would understand the safety behind foods containing GMOs. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kurt Lawton