{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

GM Foods Powerpoint - Genetically Modified Foods Group 6...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Genetically Modified Foods Group 6
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
History Genetic engineering has been dated back to thousands of yrs A major stepping stone in genetic engineering came when James Watson and Francis Crick who cracked the genetic code by identifying the double helix at Cambridge in 1953( http://www.gmcrops.ewebsite.com/articles/history.html ). the early attempts at genetically modified fruit and vegetables were a result of “satisficing”. In 1967 new breed of potatoes called Lenape potato were engineered. Effectiveness was low
Image of page 2
History Cont./Development The emergence of genetically modified fruits and vegetables came about in 1992 Innovation lag 20 plus yrs Self-Enlightened Interest for Corporate Social responsibility Aim to make longer shelf lines, protect against bad weather and insects, etc…
Image of page 3

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Types : -Seedless Watermelon -Soybeans -Corn -Strawberries -Tomatoes USAGE Purpose : -Grow much faster -Drought resistance -Use much less pesticides -Cold resistant They are effective, but not efficient due to how expensive technology for G.M.
Image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern