A Brief Note On The Pros And Cons Of Biotechnology
Biotechnology has provided a customized solution for agriculture sustainability, genetically modified organisms (GMO). Genetic …show more content…
Although, big corporations such as Monsanto’s have given this technology an undesirable name society should not allow the cooperation to restrict technology from moving forward for providing a better future. Therefore, genetically modified plants advance the protection of the environment, provide improved food quality and safety, and provide food security for the growing population.
Former agriculture systems have destroyed the biological system of the earth. Agriculture is the main driver for exponential loss in biodiversity of organisms, natural resources and a contributor to green house gases. The devastating environmental impacts from agriculture derive from deforestation as well as pesticides polluting the soil and water. Therefore, genetically modified plants are capable of further reducing agricultural impacts of the environment and have already improved our environment by decreasing pesticide use, fuel consumption and the amount of land devoted to agriculture. For example, scientist have introduced a gene from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt toxin), in corn, that express a protein that is toxic to corn insects, but is