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Geography
Course
GGR107H1
Professor
Charles Z Levkoe
Semester
Summer

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12-05-27 1:31 PM 5.3 Genetically Modified food The Green Revolution enabled us to feed a greater number of people Between the 1980s and 1990s lead to the genetic modification of organisms GM foods increased the efficiency of agriculture May pose risks to consumers 5.3.1 Genetic modification of organisms depends on recombinant DNA Genetic engineering: The genetic modification of crops and livestock Genetically modified: (GM) etracting DNA from one organism and transferring it to another Genome: The genetic make-up of an organism Recombinant DNA technology has developed in the 1970s Isolating plasmids to and developing small circular DNA molecules Transgenes: Genes that move from different organisms Biotechnology: the material application of biological science to create products derived from organisms Genetic Engineering is like, and unlike, traditional agricultural breeding Early farmers would select plants that could grow better GM crops often have little stress on the environment Selectively breeding certain animals 5.3.3 Biotechnology is transforming the products around us GM was developed in the 1970s They was regulated and mon
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