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Transgenic Papaya: A Case for Managing Risks of Papaya Ringspot Virus in Hawaii

D. Gonsalves and S. Ferreira

November 2003

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This article briefly summarizes the rationale, development, and commercialization of the PRSV-resistant transgenic papaya in Hawaii, and then relates the effect the transgenic papaya has had in enabling Hawaii to continue the production of nontransgenic papaya. Part of the proceedings of "Managing Risk to Minimize Crop Loss," a symposium organized by the Plant Disease Losses and Regulatory Committees of APS.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2003-1113-03-RV

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