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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/25/10 Genetically-modified Organisms The use of genetic technology is an effective way to improve food security and reduce some of the
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3/25/10 Process
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3/25/10 Benefits - Economical Pesticide money is saved even though the overall GM process is expensive Shorter time period to produce, both a precise process, and there are no unwanted traits Biotechnology, investments, and human resources key to success
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3/25/10 Benefits – Herbicide Resistant Crops Exactly what they sound like You can spray herbicide and kill the weeds without the crops being affected The overall amount of herbicide used per season would be reduced Cost would be cut for both producers and consumers
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3/25/10 Benefits – Higher Quality Foods Animals can be bred to be leaner, grow quicker, and need less food Eg. More milk production in cows Leads to better production and less consumer expenses Prevent foot and mouth diseases (detrimental to farmers and local economies) GM animals are under consideration for
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