Genetically Modified Forests, From Stone Age to Modern Biotechnology

by Rowland D. Burdon

Publisher: Forest History Society

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BOOK REVIEW GENETICALLY MODIFIED FORESTS. FROM STONE AGE TO MODERN BIOTECHNOLOGY by Rowland D. Burdon and William J. Libby Forest History Society Issues Series. Durham, North Carolina USA. 79 pages. ISBN(pbk). ISBN The use of biotechnology in the manipulation of organisms such as forest trees is.

Genetically Modified Forests: From Stone Age to modern biotechnology Rowland D. Burdon and William J. Libby Abstract • Humans have caused genetic modifications in trees by their presence and.

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