Regulation, Certification, and Use of Biotech Trees – 2013

How and where will biotech trees be used in coming years?
The regulatory frameworks of biotech trees in Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, U.S., Canada, South Africa, China, and New Zealand are reviewed. The approaches that top sustainable forest management systems in these countries take toward biotech trees are compared to show where regulations and certification systems overlap and diverge. Finally, there is an analysis of where, when, and for what purpose biotech trees are likely to be used commercially.
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