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Title: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)


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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)
  • Challenges and Opportunities

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Transgenic plants have been produced since 1930s!
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Not all transgenic plants are Bt plants
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Genetically Engineered Plants
Agrobacterium tumefaciens
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Transgenic crop advantages
  • Constant protection
  • Pest are attacked when susceptible
  • Weather is not a problem
  • Good against concealed feeders
  • Non target effects are diminished
  • Reduced environmental contamination

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An Interesting IdeaTo Incorporate Constitutive
Defense Genes into Plants with Induced Defenses
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(Bernal et al. )
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GMO Insects
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Potential Risks
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Public Trust and Regulations
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