The Botany of Desire: a Plant’s-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan (Random House, New York and Toronto, 2001) [especially the chapter on potatoes]

Environmental Effects of Transgenic Plants: The Scope and Adequacy of Regulation by the Committee on Environmental Impacts Associated with Commercialization of Transgenic Plants overseen by the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources Division on Earth and Life Studies of the National Research Council (National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 2002)

First Fruit: The Creation of the Flavr Savr™ Tomato and the Birth of Biotech Food by Belinda Martineau (McGraw-Hill, New York, 2001)

The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen-Scientist by Richard P. Feynman (Perseus Books, Reading, Massachusetts, 1998)

Safety Assessment of Genetically Engineered Fruits and Vegetables: A Case Study of the Flavr Savr™ Tomato by Keith Redenbaugh, William Hiatt et al. (CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1992)