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August 11th, 2005

1st International IFAS Conference on Nanotechnology

Abstract:
Nanotechnology promises to revolutionize methods of manufacture and distribution throughout all phases of the economy. Agriculture—among the oldest and most established sectors of the economy—will be no exception. However, the recent attempt to introduce the revolutionary technical methods of recombinant DNA (i.e. agricultural biotechnology) has been associated with a number of critical ethical and social issues, not the least of which being a prolonged and divisive social conflict. What will nanotechnology mean for agriculture? And what can agriculture teach nanotechnology?

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