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Pro-Trangenic Crop Mac Bishop Alex Floes Austin Heiman Ben Heller
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Transgenic Crop Plants
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The Process
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Trangenetic Recombinant Crops Using recombinant DNA to genetically alter plants has only been around since the 1970s. This method, called transformation, changes the genes in a plants genome to alter its size, output, lifespan, or any other beneficial reason.
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Two ways to make transgenetic recombinant plants: Gold particle bombardment Horizontal gene
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Reasons for creation: Longer shelf life disease resistance herbicide resistance pest resistance non-biological stress resistance nutritional improvement etc.
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First transgenetic recombinant crop FlavrSavr Tomatoes Longer shelf life
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Pro’s I MPROVED CROP PRODUCTI VI TY in POOR AREAS
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Pro’s POTENTI AL to PRODUCE MEDI CI NES I NEXPENSI VELY
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Pro’s I MPROVEMENTS I N LAND USE
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Pro’s POTENTI AL I M PROVEM ENTS in NUTRI TI VE VALUE of PLANTS
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Pro’s POTENTI AL to REDUCE ALLERGENI CI TY of PLANT PRODUCTS
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