PesticidesGMONotes

PesticidesGMONotes - Genetically Modified PESTICIDES...

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1 PESTICIDES PESTICIDES Genetically enetically Modified odified Vertical Transfer Vertical Transfer Horizontal Transfer Horizontal Transfer
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2 CTCGAGTAGG AATTCGTACTTAGCCAATCGG TTAATATATATACAGGGTATAATTCACACGTA TATTTTAAGGTTAATATATACTAACGCTAGTA ATAGACCGATAGAGGGATAATAGCGAGATG AGATAGCCGATAGATCTCG AATTCACCTGCTA TAGTAAACATTTAATTACCAATATTTGGATAAT AGCGAGATGAGCCGATAGATCATAACTGCCG G ENETICALLY M ODIFIED FOODS OUTPUT TRAITS OUTPUT TRAITS BENEFITS BENEFITS Food Composition Food Composition Tomatoes rich in lycopene Oils enhanced in monounsaturated fats Flax with increased omega-3 Broccoli with increased sulforaphane
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3 INPUT TRAITS INPUT TRAITS BENEFITS BENEFITS Food Production Food Production 2,000 weeds 10,000 Insect species 8,000 fungi Horizontal Transfer Vertical Transfer BENEFITS BENEFITS RISKS RISKS RISKS RISKS BENEFITS BENEFITS
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4 Copper acetoarsenate TOXIC 1st GENERATION NICOTINE DDT FOOD PRODUCTION X3 PESTICIDE USE X10 1963 17 CEYLAN (Sri Lanka) MALARIA 1946 3,000,000
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W orld H ealth O rganization 25 million lives saved Paul Müller Nobel Prize in Medicine 1948 National Academy of Sciences 500 million lives saved 2nd GENERATION SHORT TERM TOXICITY SAFE LONG TERM TOXICITY ? 1962
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