3 edition of The environmental risks from biotechnology found in the catalog.
|Statement||by M. Chiara Mantegazzini.|
|LC Classifications||TD195.B58 M36 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 164 p. :|
|Number of Pages||164|
|LC Control Number||86022698|
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Environmental Biotechnology: A Biosystems Approach, Second Edition presents valuable information on how biotechnology has acted as a vital buffer among people, pollution, and the environment. It answers the most important questions on the topic, including how, and why, a knowledge and understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological principles of the environment must be achieved in. It is not, however, a simple question of benefits and risks, since the debate over crop biotechnology raises at least seven overarching and interacting issues 1: Environmental issues - gene transfer to wild relatives, potential for superweeds, impact on natural fauna and flora, pest resistance etc.
Environmental Biotechnology - New Approaches and Prospective Applications. Edited by: Marian Petre. ISBN , PDF ISBN , Published Cited by: 4. Environmental biotechnology in particular is the application of processes for the protection and restoration of the quality of the environment. Environmental biotechnology can be used to detect, prevent and remediate the emission of pollutants into the environment in a number of ways. ADVERTISEMENTS: Solid, liquid and gaseous wastes can be.
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This book was designed to serve as a primary text for two full semesters of undergraduate study (e.g., Introduction to Environmental Biotechnology or Advanced Environmental Biotechnology).
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It will also be a resource text for a graduate-level seminar in environmental biotechnology (e.g., Environmental Implications of Biotechnology).Book Edition: 1. Providing a comprehensive framework for a sustainable governance model, and how to leverage it in competing global markets, Governance, Risk, and Compliance Handbook presents a readable overview to the political, regulatory, technical, process, and people considerations in complying with an ever more demanding regulatory environment and achievement of good corporate governance.
So, environmental pollution, including soil, air and water get reduced with the help of biotechnological approach. But there are also many potential risks involved in using biotechnology in agriculture for both human health and the environment.
Going further, when dealing with Environmental Biotechnology, tests run on animals to benefit the same species in the wild might be more justifiable ethically than tests run to benefit humans.-Risks to Environment and Biodiversity: Like any experiment, there will most likely be risks to the test subjects; which is, in this case, our environment.
Opening with an overview of environmental biotechnology, and a review of the key aspects of microbiology upon which the field is based, the book goes on to explore the diverse way in which biotechnology is applied to tackle environmental problems and issues, from monitoring of the environment and treatment of waste, to the removal of pollutants Author: Alan Scragg.
\Ve all expect this Conference to stimulate further what is becoming an important application of biotechnology in an area in which our society experiences considerable frustration and gloom: the management of hazardous wastes.
It is an all-too-frequent refrain that. This paper describes the state-of-the-art and possibilities of environmental biotechnology and reviews its various areas together with their related issues and : Maria Gavrilescu. The present book mainly deals with environmental conservation, pollution, agriculture, ecology, environment and biotechnology.
The extension use of illustrations is intended to increase the Author: Pawan Kumar Bharti. Environmental Biotechnology: A Biosystems Approach, Second Edition presents valuable information on how biotechnology has acted as a vital buffer among people, pollution, and the environment.
It answers the most important questions on the topic, including how, and why, a Pages: Biotechnology has applications in four major industrial areas, including health care (medical), crop production and agriculture, non-food (industrial) uses of crops and other products (e.g.
biodegradable plastics, vegetable oil, biofuels), and environmental uses. For example, one application of biotechnology is the directed use of microorganisms for the manufacture of organic products. Assessment of environmental risks; Chemistry of toxic chemical and hazardous substances in the environment.
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Environmental Application and Risks of Nanotechnology: A Balanced View. Jie Zhuang* Jie Zhuang. Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TNU.S.A. A special effort has been made to construct activities that support instruction in AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, and AP Human Geography.
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Environmental Biotechnology was conceived after scanning the available literature in the area, which indicated that references in the subject are scanty and highly sporadic.
This book provides comprehensive information on the different aspects of environmental biotechnology and also discusses the processes and new technologies dealing with pollutants, degradation and resource recovery.5/5(2).Get this from a library!
Genetic engineering in agriculture: the myths, environmental risks, and alternatives. [Miguel A Altieri] -- "In Genetic Engineering in Agriculture, noted agroecologist Miguel Altieri demystifies the hype around GM corps and makes a case for a future based on sustainable agriculture and social justice - not.