The Resource Biotechnology on the farm and in the factory : agricultural and industrial applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

Biotechnology on the farm and in the factory : agricultural and industrial applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

Label
Biotechnology on the farm and in the factory : agricultural and industrial applications
Title
Biotechnology on the farm and in the factory
Title remainder
agricultural and industrial applications
Statement of responsibility
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Title variation
Agricultural and industrial applications
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As the world's population and overall standard of living continue to increase, the growing demand for food, fuel, and consumer products has reached unprecedented levels. This program examines how biotechnology is helping to meet those needs through genetic engineering to increase crop yields and improve the nutritional value of key staple foods; animal agriculture, founded on selective breeding and edging toward lab-based genetic engineering; and industrial applications of biotech in the manufacturing of chemicals, textiles, beverages, and fuel. Commentary is provided by Steve Pueppke and Len Fleck, of Michigan State University; Farzaneh Teymouri and Susanne Kleff, of MBI International; Jeanne Orhnberger, of Genetics Squared; and Bob Forgey, of ProNAi Therapeutics
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
28
Series statement
Biotechnology in the 21st Century
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ecology
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Food handling
  • Food security
  • Food supply
  • Food
  • Genetics
  • Heredity, Human
  • Land use
  • Water
Technique
live action
Label
Biotechnology on the farm and in the factory : agricultural and industrial applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Link
http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=36239&xtid=39778
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 03, 2009
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
What Is Agriculture? (3:59) -- Genetic Engineering and Agriculture (3:55) -- Biotechnology and Genetically Modified Food (3:10) -- Animal Agriculture and Selective Breeding (3:05) -- Selective Breeding and Artificial Insemination (2:31) -- Biotechnology and Ethanol (3:26) -- Ethanol Production: Corn and Cellulose (3:12) -- Biotechnology and Food Production (2:11)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 39775s
  • 39778
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100039778
  • (OCoLC)700414063
  • (FOD)100039778
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Biotechnology on the farm and in the factory : agricultural and industrial applications, Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Link
http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=36239&xtid=39778
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 03, 2009
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
What Is Agriculture? (3:59) -- Genetic Engineering and Agriculture (3:55) -- Biotechnology and Genetically Modified Food (3:10) -- Animal Agriculture and Selective Breeding (3:05) -- Selective Breeding and Artificial Insemination (2:31) -- Biotechnology and Ethanol (3:26) -- Ethanol Production: Corn and Cellulose (3:12) -- Biotechnology and Food Production (2:11)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 39775s
  • 39778
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100039778
  • (OCoLC)700414063
  • (FOD)100039778
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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