Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes
  • whole-plant selection using the haploid phase of Ceratopteris / Leslie G. Hickok
  • Use of plant cells and organ culture in the production of biological chemicals / Hector E. Flores
  • Use of somatic embryogenesis for the regeneration of plants / David A. Stuart and M. Keith Redenbaugh
  • Selection for herbicide resistance at the whole-plant level / G. Haughn and C.R. Somerville
  • Classical approaches to the development of herbicide tolerance in crop cultivars / W.D. Beversdorf
  • Cell culture approaches for obtaining herbicide-resistant chloroplasts in crop plants / Pal Maliga, Erzsebet Fejes, Katherine Steinback, and Laszlo Menczel
  • an approach to dispose of recalcitrant wastes / Alasdair M. Cook
  • Use of microorganisms and enzymes in the synthesis and production of optically active agricultural chemicals / Gary J. Calton
  • a review and synthesis / Joseph J. Molnar, Henry Kinnucan, and Upton Hatch
  • Patent laws governing applications of biotechnology patents related to agricultural products / Rene D. Tegtmeyer
  • Protection of biotechnology in agricultural-related inventions / Kate H. Murashige
  • the role of the National Institutes of Health / Bernard Talbot
  • Report of the Interagency Biotechnology Working Group : description of the Toxic Substances Control Act / David L. Dull, Matthew Hale, Anne K. Hollander, Jane Rissler, and Carl Mazza
  • Biotechnology products related to agriculture : overview of regulatory decisions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency / F. Betz, A. Rispin, and W. Schneider
  • Critique of industry comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy statement on regulation of biotechnology / Bruce F. Mackler
  • Risk assessment and regulation of genetically engineered products / C.A. Franklin, E.R. Nestmann, and L. Ritter