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Ag Biotech Info net
http://www.biotech-info.net/
Covers all aspects of the application of biotechnology and genetic engineering in agricultural production and food processing and marketing.

 

AgBioForum
http://www.agbioforum.org/
A free, peer-reviewed online journal. Includes articles about the economics and management of agricultural biotechnology. Searchable by keyword.

 

AgBiosafety
http://agbiosafety.unl.edu/
From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Searchable database for multiple crops including soybeans; biosafety information on genetically modified crops.

 

AgBioWorld
http://agbioworld.org
Supports the use of biotechnology to improve agriculture in the developing world.

 

Biotech
http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/
Life Sciences Resources and Reference Tools from the University of Texas at Austin.

 

Campaign for Mandatory Labelling of Genetically Engineered Foods
http://www.safe-food.org/
Mothers for Natural Law's national public awareness campaign on the dangers of genetically engineered foods, and an initiative to secure rigorous pre-market safety testing, mandatory labeling and a moratorium on these foods.

 

CAST: Council for Agricultural Science and Technology
http://www.cast-science.org/
Communicates science-based information regionally, nationally, and internationally on food, fiber, agricultural, natural resource, and related societal and environmental issues.

 

Consortium for Maize Genomics
http://maize.danforthcenter.org/
Includes information, links, publications, and maize genome databases for researchers.

 

Council for Biotechnology Information
http://www.whybiotech.com/
Created by leading biotech companies for improved biotechnology communications.

 

DuPont Biotechnology
http://www.dupont.com/biotech/
From DuPont; includes news and events, legislation, and additional resources such as links and background articles.

 

Electronic Journal of Biotechnology
http://www.ejbiotechnology.info/
A free international scientific electronic journal, published only in electronic format, that publishes papers from all areas related to biotechnology.

 

Genetically Modified Food - News
http://www.connectotel.com/gmfood/
A collection of resources including topics such as GM food industry, ethics and religion, international perspectives, news sources, recent editorials and journal articles, government and public policy, concerns and alternatives, health and safety, farming, and company news.

 

Guide to Biotechnology
http://www.bio.org/er/
Easy-to-understand introductory guide to biotechnology from the Biotechnology Industry Organization.

 

Information Systems for Biotechnology
http://www.nbiap.vt.edu
Provides information resources to support the environmentally responsible use of agricultural biotechnology products. Includes documents and searchable databases pertaining to the development, testing and regulatory review of genetically modified plants, animals and microorganisms within the US and abroad.

 

Maize Genetics Cooperation Stock Center
http://maizecoop.cropsci.uiuc.edu/
Provides information on genetic stocks. From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Crop Sciences.

 

Maize Mapping Project
http://www.maizemap.org/
A collaboration of researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Arizona Genomics Institute, and the University of Georgia.

 

MaizeGDB: Maize Genetics and Genomics Database
http://www.maizegdb.org/
MaizeGDB is a comprehensive source of information on the genetics and molecular biology of maize, and is a service of USDA/ARS.

 

National Center for Biotechnology Information
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
A national resource for molecular biology information which includes databases and software tools for research.

 

Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology
http://pewagbiotech.org/
Established in 2001 to be an independent and objective source of credible information on agricultural biotechnology for the public, media and policymakers.

 

Transgenic Crops: An Introduction and Resource Guide
http://cls.casa.colostate.edu/TransgenicCrops/current.html
From the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University. Includes news, links, and background information. This site is also available in Spanish.

 

Union of Concerned Scientists
http://www.ucsusa.org/
An independent non-profit alliance of 50,000 concerned citizens and scientists across the country for a cleaner, healthier environment and a safer world.

 


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