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The Patenting of Life, Limiting Liberty, and the Corporate Pursuit of Seeds.

Nizamuddin, Ali M. (Author).
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Subject: Agriculture > Economic aspects > Developing countries.
Seed industry and trade > Developing countries.
Transgenic plants > Social aspects > Developing countries.
Seed technology > Social aspects > Developing countries.
Genetically modified foods > Social aspects > Developing countries.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780739190814
  • ISBN: 0739190814
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Biotechnology and the corporate pursuit of seeds -- Multinational corporations -- Seed corporations: history, activities, and impact -- India -- China -- Brazil and Argentina -- Conclusion.
Summary: This book examines the impact of genetically modified seeds on traditional societies and the corporate monopolization of the world's food supply. The time-honored practice of reclaiming and replanting the seed has become a crime, thereby fostering a feudalistic relationship of perpetual dependence on the corporation.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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