Golden Rice

TitleGolden Rice
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsHessler, K, Whetten, R, Penner, KP, Shriver, S, Ziegler, R, Fletcher, J, Torrie, M, Guarino, Linda, CG
PublisherIowa State University, Biotechnology Outreach Education Center
AbstractDiscusses the effort to develop a variety of rice that could potentially solve a vitamin deficiency that affects over 230 million children in the world. The case study asks students to write a letter either supporting or opposing funding of the golden rice effort after hearing reports from a number of groups involved in the debate.