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Type: Book chapter
Title: Collaborating with the enemy? A view from Down Under on GM research partnerships
Author: Ankeny, R.A.
Bray, H.J.
McKinley, K.A.
Citation: Ethical tensions from new technology: the case of agricultural biotechnology, 2018 / James, H.S.J. (ed./s), Ch.4, pp.53-69
Publisher: CABI
Publisher Place: Oxfordshire, England
Issue Date: 2018
Series/Report no.: CABI Biotechnology Series; 6
ISBN: 1786394669
9781786394644
Editor: James, H.S.J.
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Rachel A. Ankeny, Heather J. Bray, Kelly A. McKinley
Abstract: <title>Abstract</title> <p>This chapter explores the distribution of funding and approvals for GM crops in Australia in order to determine if private interests dominate public research in agricultural biotechnology and if public interests can be served by collaborations with private organizations. Although a highly detailed analysis is not possible given the available data, it is contended that the Australian setting provides a different perspective on the potential for various forms of public-private collaborations in GM research, as well as an excellent test bed for assessing effects of diverse types of funding and institutional arrangements. Three brief GM case studies from the Australian context are presented to explore key issues arising and underlying complexities associated with GM research: (i) drought-tolerant wheat; (ii) high-amylose wheat; and (iii) Vitamin A-enhanced 'super banana'.</p>
Keywords: Agricultural biotechnology
Rights: © CABI
DOI: 10.1079/9781786394644.0053
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