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Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective
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Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective (Paperback)

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Policy Issues in Genetically Modified Crops: A Global Perspective contains both theoretical and empirical evidence of a broad range of aspects of GM crop policies throughout the world. Emphasizing world agriculture production and ethics of GM crops, the book balances insights into the various discussions around the use of GM crops, including soil health, effects on animals, environmental sustainability impact and ethical issues. This book will be useful for researchers in agricultural policy and economics, agricultural biotechnology, soil science, genetic engineering, ethics, environmental management, sustainable development and NGOs.

Dr. Pardeep Singh is an Assistant Professor at Department of Environmental Studies, PGDAV College University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. He completed his Master's Degree from the Department of Environmental Science Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India. His research interests are in waste management, wastewater treatment and electronic waste management. He has published various research and review articles in national and international journals in the fields of environmental science research. Dr. Anwesha Borthakur is a research fellow at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has an M.Phil and PhD in Science Policy Studies. The area of her both M.Phil and PhD studies was waste management and policy implications in India. She has published more than 30 papers/chapters in international peer-reviewed journals and books. Presently working as a Post Doctoral Fellow. Dr. Aditya Abha Singh is currently working as a national post-doctoral fellow for two years in Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi south campus, one of the leading University of India. She has obtained her master's degree and pursued her doctoral research from Banaras Hindu University, India. Her doctoral research focused on crop plant responses to an atmospheric pollutant and an abiotic stressor tropospheric ozone. She has also worked on interactive effects of ozone with other components of climate change such as raising levels of carbon dioxide and alleviation effects of ozone by the use of antiozonants on model crops. She has published various articles in journal of international repute. Dr. Ajay Kumar is a visiting scientist at the Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani center, Rishon Leziyon, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development Israel. Dr. Kumar completed his doctoral research from Department of Botany, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. He has published more than sixty research articles and book chapters in the leading International and National journals or books. He has wide area of research experience, especially in the field of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Microbial biocontrol, and Endophytes related with the medicinal plants. He is an invited member of the editorial committee of the"International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences" and "Journal of Plant Science and Agriculture Research. He is also an active reviewer for journals including PLOS ONE, Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment, Biological Control, Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 3Biotech etc. Dr. Kshitij Kumar Singh is an Assistant Professor at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi. Prior to this, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Amity Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Amity University UP (NOIDA Campus). Dr. Singh obtained his LL.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Banaras Hindu University and received Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Asia-Pacific 2010. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow to Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario, Canada in 2009 and 2010. He specializes in intellectual property law and biotechnology law.

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