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Unformatted text preview: The the Bt would not grow and would keep dying. Discuss possible benefits and drawbacks of a transgenic organism such as Bt corn? It could help infestions eat, but could effect humans,because the food can get infected by diseases. A farmer planted a field of Bt 123 corn and wants to estimate the yield in terms of bushels per acre. He counts 22 ears in 1/1000 of an acre. He determines that each ear has about 700 kernels on average. He also knows that a bushel contains about 90 000 kernels on average. What is the farmer's estimate of yield in bushels/acre? 170 buschels/acre...
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course SCIENCE 207 taught by Professor Reale during the Spring '11 term at Ashford University.
- Spring '11