This work reviews the theoretical and historical basis of genetic engineering, particularly in regard to genetically modified plants, and details techniques of creating genetically modified organisms. It describes research programs and results in areas such as agro-food, health, and the environment, and examines practical, legal, and ethical questions posed by society and the responses of scientists, legislators, and industry. B&W photographs of equipments are given.

chapter Chapter 1|14 pages


chapter Chapter 2|38 pages

Techniques of Creating GMOs

chapter Chapter 3|30 pages

Research Programmes and Results

chapter Chapter 4|18 pages

GMOs: Concerns and Remedies