|Document ID (ISN)||56769|
|Convention or series no.
||Goldburg R., Rissler J., Shand H., Hassebrook C.
||Biotechnology's bitter harvest. Herbicide-tolerant crops and the threat to sustainable agriculture
||The Biotechnology Working Group, USA, 1990. 73p. ca. 160 ref.
||This report examines the extent of current herbicide use and research into herbicide-tolerant crops and trees and discusses the human health, environmental, social and economic aspects of herbicides and herbicide-tolerant plants. Alternative methods of weed control developed in the context of sustainable agriculture are outlined. Recommendations are made to discourage the development and adoption of herbicide-tolerant crops and trees.
||herbicides; biotechnology industry; agriculture and forestry; USA
||report; economic aspects; social aspects; environmental pollution; health hazards; substitution
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)