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You are concerned about the world food shortage.  Investigate some positive aspects of agricultural biotechnology.  Be prepared to explain some advantages of genetically altered foods.

Some resources to help you:


Agbiotech Infosource - Transgenic Plants

 Genetically Engineered Virus-Resistant Squash Approved For Sale

Genetically Modified Food News Saturday 23 May 1998

Two Views of the Flavr Savr 

Feed the world, but how?


What is agricultural biotechnology?

 Why use agricultural biotechnology?

 Plant Biotechnology -- Background Information -- Media Center -- Monsanto
Examples of products currently on the market.