Biotechnology and gene technology research publications and online resources
A number of research projects have been funded under the National Biotechnology Strategy with the aim of improving basic knowledge of environmental risks associated with genetically modified organisms.
- Robust methodologies for ecological risk assessment
- Ecological impacts of GM cotton on soil biodiversity - 2004
- Environmental risks associated with viral recombination in virus resistant transgenic plants - CSIRO, 2002
A research project has been funded under the National Nanotechnology Strategy to improve basic knowledge for the assessment of environmental risks associated with nanotechnologies.
Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Primary Industry and Regional Services Inquiry into primary producer access to gene technology provides a detailed description of the benefits and risks associated with GMO use in agriculture, and looks at the principles of risk assessment and the regulatory system.