Environ. Biosafety Res.
Volume 8, Number 3, July-September 2009
|Page(s)||161 - 181|
|Published online||10 December 2009|
The 10th International Symposium on the Biosafety of Genetically Modified Organisms (ISBGMO), Wellington, New Zealand, November 2008*
Sweet Environmental Consultants, 6 Green Street, Cambridge CB24 5JA, UK
The Symposium consisted of eight sessions of oral presentations as well as various workshops and poster sessions. This report reviews the presentations in the following sessions and discusses the main conclusions and issues arising from each session:
Session 1: Biosafety – experience and results
Session 2: Introgression, invasion and fitness
Session 3: Biotic and abiotic stress resistance
Session 4: GM animals
Session 5: Effects of GM crops on soil ecosystems
Session 7: Biocontainment methods
Session 8: Post market environmental monitoring
Reports and reviews of Sessions of Oral presentations written by the chairpersons and/or coordinators of the sessions and compiled and edited by Jeremy Sweet (Chairman of the Scientific Programme Committee). The reviews reflect the views and opinions of the authors of the reports and are not necessarily the views of the presenters in the sessions.
© ISBR, EDP Sciences, 2009