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  • Wieczorek, Ania M; Munster, Peter (University of Hawaii, 2006-09)
    In its broad and historical sense, the word “biotechnology” refers to the use of living organisms or parts of organisms in agriculture, food and beverage processing, and medicine. Recently, the word has come to refer more ...
  • Shehata, Sabry; Cox, Linda J (University of Hawaii, 2007-04)
    A telephone survey assessed knowledge about and attitudes toward genetically engineered fruit. Only 8 percent of respondents thought themselves well informed about genetic modification of food crops, indicating the need ...
  • Fox, Bradley K; Howerton, Robert; Tamaru, Clyde S (University of Hawaii, 2010-06)
  • Manshardt, Richard (University of Hawaii, 2004-01)
    Conventional breeding and genetic engineering are different but complementary ways of improving crops, and either can be appropriate or inappropriate in particular cases, depending on the breeding objectives. Although ...
  • Park, Hoon; DuPonte, Michael W (University of Hawaii, 2008-08)
    In Korea and other Asian countries, deliberate collection and culturing of naturally occurring soil organisms and their application to crop soils is believed to minimize the need for applications of inorganic soil amendments. ...
  • Park, Hoon; DuPonte, Michael W (University of Hawaii, 2008-08)
    In Asian countries, deliberate collection and culturing of naturally occurring soil microorganisms has been a common agricultural practice for centuries, and application of these cultures to crop soils is believed to ...
  • Manshardt, Richard (University of Hawaii, 2002-10)
    The organic certification regulations of the USDA currently define “organic” foods to exclude “genetically engineered” crop varieties. In Hawaii, the genetically engineered papaya varieties ‘Rainbow’ and ‘SunUp’ were ...
  • Kunisaki, J; Araki, A; Sagawa, Y (University of Hawaii, 2003-01)
    Literature on micropropagation of ‘awa (Piper methysticum Forst. f.) is not available, partly because of proprietary restrictions and partly because of difficulty encountered in developing a protocol for the aseptic clonal ...
  • Perez, Eden A; Hooks, Cerruti R2 (University of Hawaii, 2008-03)
    This publication describes basic requirements for preparing tissue-cultured banana plantlets in greenhouse nurseries and for field planting. To help growers fight the spread of banana bunchy top virus and mitigate its ...
  • Ferguson, Carol A; Chan-Halbrendt, Catherine; Wieczorek, Ania; Wen, Na (University of Hawaii, 2002-11)
    In September 2001, the QMark Research and Polling company conducted a telephone survey of Hawaii households for the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. The survey included questions about residents’ knowledge ...
  • Wieczorek, Ania (University of Hawaii, 2003-05)
    Biotechnology is the application of scientific techniques to modify and improve plants, animals, and microorganisms to enhance their value. Agricultural biotechnology is the area of biotechnology involving applications to ...

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