Genetically engineered crops and rural society

Leland Glenna, Kristal Jones

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Abstract

This paper seeks to contribute to the genetically engineered crop debates by exploring some social dimensions of new agricultural technologies. After assessing the social dimensions of current GE crops as they relate to agricultural research and development, we examine issues related to farmer adoption of GE crops. We conclude with a discussion on obstacles to socially equitable agricultural innovation and potential policy solutions. We contend that failing to consider these social dimensions of technology development and diffusion are likely to generate unforeseen problems and unsustainable technological developments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPlant Biotechnology
Subtitle of host publicationExperience and Future Prospects
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages93-105
Number of pages13
Volume9783319068923
ISBN (Electronic)9783319057712
ISBN (Print)3319068911, 9783319057705
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2014

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Agriculture
Crops
Technology
Research
Innovation
Industrial Development
Farmers

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Glenna, L., & Jones, K. (2014). Genetically engineered crops and rural society. In Plant Biotechnology: Experience and Future Prospects (Vol. 9783319068923, pp. 93-105). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06892-3_8
Glenna, Leland ; Jones, Kristal. / Genetically engineered crops and rural society. Plant Biotechnology: Experience and Future Prospects. Vol. 9783319068923 Springer International Publishing, 2014. pp. 93-105
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Plant Biotechnology: Experience and Future Prospects. Vol. 9783319068923 Springer International Publishing, 2014. p. 93-105.

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