Assessing Ecological Risks of Biotechnology
Lev R. Ginzburg
Butterworth-Heinemann, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 379 pages
Analyses of ecological risk assessment for biotechnology as viewed predominantly by scientists doing research in this area. The emphasis is on ecological risks associated with the release of genetically-engineered organisms in the environment.
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