Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsRhodes, B, Alkhazindar, MM, Schiller, NA
Corporate AuthorsClemson University, Department of Horticulture,, Cairo University, Biotechnology,, University at Buffalo, University Libraries,
Date Published02/2001
PublisherNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsAgricultural , AGRICULTURE , bio-piracy , Biological Engineering , BIOLOGY , BIOTECHNOLOGY , Developing , ENVIRONMENTAL , FOOD , GENETICALLY , GMO , plant , Product and Consumer Safety
AbstractThis discussion case, in which a university research laboratory is vandalized by environmental activists opposed to genetic engineering, focuses on the science and ethics of genetically modified crops. Students consider both the risks and benefits of biotechnology and explore the positions of various stakeholders, including environmentalists, conservationists, agricultural businesses, research scientists, and farmers. Originally written for a vegetable crops course, the case would be appropriate for a wide variety of courses in which biotechnology is discussed.
NotesCase from the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University of Buffalo.
Audience LevelUndergraduate
Abbreviated Case NameFrankenfoods?
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