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Agricultural biotechnology: prospects for the Third World

Book/book chapter

Written by John Farrington

This paper assesses the prospects for the application of biotechnology to agriculture in developing countries.

It discusses recent advances in plant and animal biotechnology, the future prospects for plant and animal breeding, veterinary and crop protection, industrial processes and forestry.

The paper also reviews major issues in agricultural biotechnology, its impact on trade and the future for biotechnology research in developing countries. It provides an extensive glossary.

edited by John Farrington