GM trial results missing as debate closed

Andersen, Paul; Riley, Jonathan
March 2004
Farmers Weekly;3/19/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 12, p9
Trade Publication
Relates the defense made by the British government on its decision to close the public debate on genetically modified crops in 2004. Response to a report by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee.


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