HARVEST OF FEAR

HARVEST OF FEAR - HARVEST OF FEAR Earth Libertation front...

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HARVEST OF FEAR Earth Libertation front has declared war on biothechnology. - Genetically modified forms claims its no harm. May the future of our food. If the human race is going to provide when no more this is the way. - Jon Patteman - The papaya ring spot virus eradicated a lot of papaya fields. A lot of plantations were damaged. Many thought the papaya industry would be gone forever. The virus was resistant to pesticides and other chemicals. - A virus infected plant is used to analyze the gene that could stop the virus to help find a way to make them resistant. - Some may not be acceptable: glowing tobacco, frost resistant strawberries - Pesticide business declined, many business turned to biotechnology. - European Corn Burrow - Corn that makes its own pesticide, many was put into cotton. BT has caused a major downfall in pesticides. 1/3 of corn, most cotton and soy was genetically modified. -
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course GEOG 1101 taught by Professor Connor during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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