Putting DNA to Work
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Web Links for Improving Crops

The following web sites have been selected by members of the Advisory Committee as resources for additional information. These links are not part of the Marian Koshland Science Museum web site. The National Academies does not endorse and is not responsible for material found on these sites. The links will open in a separate window.

Introductory

These links provide background information about the topics in Improving Crops. They are selected for visitors who want a basic explantion of the concepts presented in this section.

Designer Seeds
http://www.beyonddiscovery.org/content/view.article.asp?a=167
The Beyond Discovery series, produced by the National Academy of Sciences, explains some of the techniques behind genetically modified crops.

Technology To Feed The World
http://www4.nationalacademies.org/onpi/webextra.nsf/web/
web_extra_crops?OpenDocument
This web extra from the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information discusses the potential use of biotechnology in the developing world.

Advanced

These links provide expanded information about the topics in Improving Crops. They are selected for visitors who want to explore more in-depth information about the concepts presented in this section.

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