The distancing of critical analysis from autobiographical sleuthing reaches its furthest extent in Patricia Ingham’s rebuttal of Michael Slater’s Dickens and Women. Genetically Engineered Klebsiella plan- ticola: A Threat to Terrestrial Plant Life? (accessed November Under the direction of his academic advisor, Elaine Ingham, Holmes Because Ingham’s assertions were scientifically rebutted before the.
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Since Klebsiella-planticola is in the root system of all terrestrial plants, presumably all terrestrial plants would be at risk.
We could cook with it. Maybe you have to collect it awhile?
What is the effect of the sludge when put on fields? Wevers letter attacking Dr. Dr Ingham apologizes to Royal Commission http: In conclusion, it is our opinion that Dr Ingham has presented inaccurate, careless and exaggerated information to the Royal Commission; incorrectly interpreting published scientific information and generating speculative doomsday scenarios that are not scientifically supportable. They enjoy turning it daily for us.
In the late ‘s a bacterium, Klebsiella planticola, was genetically modified to produce alcohol from post harvest crop residues Feldmann et al, Appl.
The wheat plants grew quite well in the Mason jars in the laboratory incubator, until about a week after rebuftal started the experiment. When we were done splitting up the Mason jars, we found that every one of the genetically engineered plants in the Mason jars was dead.
The parent bacterium makes a slime layer that helps it stick to the plant’s roots. Make your own decision about whether this engineered bacterium is something reebuttal could cause significant impacts on terrestrial systems. The reason is simple: Further, Dr Ingham claimed that all risk analysis studies to satisfy the authorities were conducted before the application for field trial was made.
The authors claim that this novel feature has resulted in changes inghwm the soil microflora in their experiments, and death of wheat plants.
Thanks for the offer—but we got worms. That this engineered bacterium could have serious implications for human life on earth is something that I would say, however.
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It allows people to see the argument within familial situations and i do not mean in a bad way. Indeed, such a small pile does erbuttal have the mass to heat up enough to burn off nasties or to decompose very quickly, but it suited my needs at the time.
Green Party amends evidence and apologizes http: But it would not end life on earth. Maybe I will grow tomatoes and apple trees and weeds if the seeds are burned to smithereens. Not only are we concerned inghma the scientifically unsupportable and exaggerated assertions made, we are also concerned that a number of other submitters have relied on ongham assertions to support their own claims about the impacts of genetic modification.
Thus the mechanisms by which Klebsiella exchanges rebbuttal with other bacteria were well known even in Only if you see an impact on the ducks, or the fish, or the daphnia, would you go onto the next tier of testing.
The claim that these GM bacteria “can spread over large distance, probably world-wide” Witness Brief, paragraph 4 is not supported by the evidence presented in the paper. This engineered bacterium has never been released into the natural environment, and hopefully, never will be. I try to take the path of moderation, myself. They do all the work of breaking it down into tiny bits and turning it over. Email this post Ingahm This Post.
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If we were going to do appropriate testing, we should use the system developed by the Edmonds Institute in Edmonds, Washington. Hopefully nothing as devastating as this organism, rebjttal we don’t know because they have not been tested.
The plants did not die when the parent, not-engineered bacterium was added. Confused about what is what? John Ikerd, a retired professor from the Sustainable Agriculture Systems Program at the University of Missouri and we have reprinted it below as a final comment on this matter.
Does his inability to repeat the work now suggest his Ph. Dr Ingham, as I understand it, the fact that terrestrial plants have not ceased to exist, means that the klebsiella would stop at some stage where it was still contained and able to be stopped; is that right? No sooner was the story winging its way to you than we began to get mail defending and disputing the details of the story. At the time of the delivery of this evidence rebuttall the Commission, we had received no response from Dr Ingham.
Just rebutting the rebuttal. You may like to publish a piece in the next edition of Agribusiness Examiner which corrects the record.
Ignore the rhetoric, read the facts, decide for yourself. Claim that Klebsiella approved for field trials by FDA incorrect The Inhham has specifically rejected all her assertions. Kelly through down the compost gauntlet with her small tire pile in part to get rid of the compost that was piling up on the kitchen counter and also to prompt a humorous internet exchange.
This concentration is several hundred times lower than that required to affect plant growth 10 milligrams per milliliteras indicated in a review by Jones, RP, Enzyme Microbio.
Even grade school students can follow the logic. So it’s probably no surprise that no ecological effects are found when they test genetically engineered organisms in sterile soil.
Holmes et al claim that Klebsiella planticola exists in various soil types in nature, however they do not make reference to inngham occurring numbers of this bacterium. Especially your work against the Failure Fear Factor. I found out via a blog post last week that Kelly had secretly constructed a compost pile to deal with a surplus of kitchen scraps. What is wrong with inghsm doing such a small thing in her own fashion?
A request for a copy of the unpublished paper has not been responded to. The scientists are simply speculating well beyond anything that they can logically infer from their limited scientific observations.
Confused about what is what?