"In just 190 pages Thomson covers a wide range of topics: the biological basis of genetic engineering, the current status of GM crops, food safety, biodiversity, patenting, labelling and so on… This is a gem of a book. It is clear and concise and makes the complex seem simple without losing the essential truths, and, as far as I can tell, it is accurate, with no innuendo, no half-truth and no wild extrapolation… The book should be read by anyone interested in crop biotechnology, but its special significance is in relation to Africa."

Link to full review in Nature