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Biol 10 – Spring 2016 King Corn Video 1. What has a stored record of diet? 2. Corn is detectable in our bodies by which element? 3. Of the many varieties of corn that came from Mexico, how many do we grow now? 4. What type of fertilizer did they use to grow their corn? What in this fertilizer is important for the plants? And why is it important? 5. Corn today gives us incredible yields, like 5 tons per acre. Is our current variety of corn engineered to produce more corncobs per plant, or is it engineered to tolerate planting more corn plants per acre? 6. Their corn was genetically modified to tolerate what? Explain the significance of this modification for their crops.Liberty herbicide, which kills off the weeds. 7. You can’t directly eat the corn that is produced.
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