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Organic and GM—Why Not?

Science  21 Nov 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5905, pp. 1190-1191
DOI: 10.1126/science.1165961

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Tomorrow's Table. Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food. By Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak. Oxford University Press, New York, 2008. 226 pp. $29.95, £17.99. ISBN 9780195301755.

Writing for nonspecialists, Ronald (a rice geneticist) and Adamchak (an organic farmer) argue that the best path to sustainable food production lies through a careful combination of organic farming and genetically engineered plants.