1 edition of The role of biotechnology in a sustainable food supply found in the catalog.
The role of biotechnology in a sustainable food supply
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Jennie Popp... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||TP248.65.F66 R64 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780521192347, 9780521151641|
|LC Control Number||2011037256|
Food biotechnology can benefit the consumer in two main ways: by aiding in growing more food on less land and through new nutritionally enhanced foods. As of July , over twenty different food biotech products were on the market and numerous more were in . Biological solutions are necessary to develop sustainable solutions to the many global challenges such as depletion of resources, climate changes, lifestyle diseases, food supply, etc. Natural resources should be used in a smart and sustainable way, which is why the development of green technologies is a highly prioritised and rapidly growing.
Biotechnology is one of many tools farmers and food producers may use to provide a food supply that is safe, affordable, plentiful, flavorful, nutritious, convenient, and sustainable. One reason biotechnology is used is to meet consumers expectations about food: Thirty-five percent of consumers believe they will benefit from food biotechnology. Reducing the environmental footprint is therefore one important driver to consider industrial biotechnology of plant cells for food applications. Although life cycle analyses to determine concrete savings in water consumption and so on. are largely missing, initial studies, concentrating on process optimisation [ 21 ], indicate a significant.
A growing consensus is forming around the prediction that the global human population will reach nearly 10 billion people by (FAO, a). Providing adequate and nutritious food for such a large population highlights the importance of the world's agriculture system. Indeed, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) projects that food production will have to. The book considers new concepts and current developments in plant growth, thus promoting microorganisms research and evaluating its implications for sustainable productivity. Users will find this to be an invaluable resource for researchers in applied microbial biotechnology, soil science, nano-technology of microbial strains, and industry.
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: The Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply (): Popp, Jennie S., Jahn, Molly M., Matlock, Marty D., Kemper, Nathan P.: BooksFormat: Hardcover. However, there are complex and interrelated scientific, social, political and ethical questions regarding the widespread use of biotechnology in the food supply.
This edited volume discusses diverse perspectives on sustainable food production systems in terms of challenges, opportunities, success stories, barriers and risks associated with. Summary: "This publication addresses the role of biotechnology in a sustainable food supply in the 21st century.
What sets this book apart is the thread that connects the broad subject matters and diverse author group. The chapters focus on the challenges, opportunities, success stories, barriers and risks associated with biotechnology.
Agricultural biotechnology is one tool that holds potential promise to alleviate hunger and poverty. However, there are complex and interrelated scientific, social, political and ethical questions regarding the widespread use of biotechnology in the food supply.
Agricultural biotechnology is one tool that holds potential promise to alleviate hunger and poverty. However, there are complex and interrelated scientific.
The Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply Edited by Jennie S. Popp, Molly M. Jahn, Marty D. Matlock, Nathan P. Kemper Online ISBN: Cited by: 4. The Role Of Biotechnology In A Sustainable Food Supply by Jennie S.
Popp / / English / PDF Read Online MB Download A challenge of our generation is the creation of an efficient system providing sustainable food and fuel from the land whilst also preserving biodiversity and ecosystems.
The concept of biotechnology encompasses a wide range and history of procedures for modifying living organisms according to human purposes -going back to domestication of animals, cultivation of.
THE ROLE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SUPPLY Oneofthemainchallengesofourgenerationisthecreationofanefﬁcientsystemthatprovides sustainable food, feed, ﬁber, and fuel from the land while also preserving biodiversity and ecosystems.
Researchers have put forward agricultural biotechnology as one possible tool for increasing food production and making agriculture more sustainable.
In this paper, it is investigated how key actors in the Swedish food supply chain perceive the concept of agricultural sustainability and the role of biotechnology in creating more sustainable agricultural production systems.
Biotechnology is the rapidly growing segment and has diversified applications in sustainable agriculture. This chapter discusses the role of biotechnology, agroecology, and plant–microbial interaction for sustainable agriculture. For the growing world population, an intensive agricultural production is necessary to satisfy food requirements.
Cellular agriculture is the emerging field of producing animal products from cell culture, rather than animals. This field builds on advances in biotechnology, and currently informs food science of protein-containing products such as milk and eggs, as well as tissue-based foods such as meat and fish.
Key technological research includes protein and lipid production using fermentation. This publication addresses the role of biotechnology in a sustainable food supply in the 21st century. What sets this book apart is the thread that connects the broad subject matters and diverse author group. argues that supply will always meet increasing demand, and so recent growth in aggregate food production will continue alongside reductions in population growth.
These ‘business-as-usual optimists’ expect that innovations in biotechnology will sustain the growth in food output. In many countries, however, it is also expected that the area.
Biotechnology FAO's role in biotechnology Agricultural biotechnologies are being applied to an increasing extent in crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture and agro-industries, to alleviate hunger and poverty, assist in adaptation to.
Read "The Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply" by available from Rakuten Kobo. A challenge of our generation is the creation of an efficient system providing sustainable food and fuel from the land w Brand: Cambridge University Press. The role of biotechnology in a sustainable food supply / [edited by] Jennie Popp [et al.].
Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardback) 1. Food – Biotechnology. Food – Supply.
Popp, Jennie, – TPF66R64 –dc23 ISBN Hardback. Technology is, therefore, the basis for Sustainable Agriculture; Food is subject to the economic principles of scarcity.
Unlike the artificial value of scarce items such as gold, an adequate supply of food is paramount to population survival and skill diversification, making agriculture a. The United States and the world face serious societal challenges in the areas of food, environment, energy, and health.
Historically, advances in plant genetics have provided new knowledge and technologies needed to address these challenges. Plant genetics remains a key component of global food security, peace, and prosperity for the foreseeable future.
animal biotechnology; conclusions; references; ii. biotechnology: food safety and new roles for traditional institutions. potential food safety problems related to new uses of biotechnology.
biotechnology and the production command in agriculture; food quality and food safety; integrating backward; biotechnology and the food process ingindustry. Topic Four: The Role of Biotechnology Molly Jahn (University of Wisconsin ‐ Madison) Biotechnology represents a wide array of extremely powerful approaches to improve food quality and production efficiencies, environmental stewardship and profitability.
Sustainable agricultural practices and food systems, including both production and consumption, must be pursued from a holistic and integrated perspective. Land, healthy soils, water and plant genetic resources are key inputs into food production, and their growing scarcity in many parts of the world makes it imperative to use and manage them.
Biotechnology can help grow more food by making crops resistant to pests and disease, preventing the loss of billions of pounds of crops, sometimes by replacing the chemistry of pesticides with a protein in the plant itself.