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Biotechnology in agriculture and agri-food

Biotechnology in agriculture and agri-food

a consultation document : proposed vision for the Renewal of the Canadian biotechnology strategy, January 1998.

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Published by Government of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetically modified foods -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Agricultural biotechnology -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Biotechnology -- Canada -- Citizen participation.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanadian Biotechnology Strategy Task Force.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP248.65.F66 B645 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22541371M

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