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    more mouths to feed. A solution to solve this problem can be genetically modified organisms. We can utilize GEs crops to help sustain our rapidly growing population and even end world hunger as our genetically engineered foods have a longer shelf life, grow faster and are easier to grow/ raise than ever beforehttp://coalitionforsafeaffordablefood.org/benefits-of-biotechnology/.GM crops have more benefits than most people know about. One of the major benefits…

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    After World War II (DDT)

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    During the use of DDT, after World War II, crop yields increased greatly in the United States and overseas. This is because the pesticide killed many of the insects that consumed the essential crops. Author Lillian Forman states, “After the war, DDT helped ensure that starving Europeans, not bugs, ate the crops that farmers were once more able to plant. When the chemical was made available to the American public, it was welcomed as a means of boosting agricultural production, suppressing pests,…

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    and down it was a way of life. The Nile shaped Ancient Egypt in 3 ways. The Nile provided crops , transportation for trad, and hope for the after life. Do you ever wondred how the Egyptions got crops? “The flooding seasons descided if Egyptions got crops. ( Doc. B )” Just think if you didn’t have floods you wouldn’t have crops. If you didn’t have a flood you wont have crops. They had to trad to get crops to. Have you gest how the people of EgHow did the Nile shape Ancient Egypt? Do you…

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    organisms include reasons such as the ability to use fewer pesticides because the crop has been modified to be resistant to certain insects. Another argument in favor of GMOs is that the crop is able to grow in more harsh conditions allowing a larger amount of land to be used and benefiting areas that do not have the best conditions to grow food. Increased yields is a benefit seen from introducing genetically modified crops, this is seen as beneficial because with an increased…

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    called genetic engineering or genetic modification, is the process of removing a desired characteristic gene from a plant and transferring it to another plant through biotechnology (Study.com, n.d.). This technique has emerged and is still in use due to crop improvement, human nutrition, plants as Bio factories and basic studies. Genetic engineering involves the transfer of genes from the same species and across species to produce improved or new organisms. Humans have used selective breeding or…

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    Genetic engineering techniques allow for new traits as well as greater control over traits. Most food alterations have primarily focused on cash crops in high demand by farmers. Genetically modified crops or food have been altered for resistance to pathogens and herbicides. Genetically Modified livestock have been developed. Effect of genetically modified crops on South Africa The majority of maize consumed in South Africa is genetically modified and South Africa is the only country in the world…

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    Pros Of Gmo

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    Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are the solution to feed the growing population because they require less land, less chemicals, more crop yields per acre, and can be altered to be more nutritious with medicinal uses. However the use of these new sciences are being fought in legislation and even banned in countries all throughout Europe. These super crop GMOs could be the answer to all the worlds food crisis’s by stabilizing and industrializing the food system and…

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    Pros And Cons Of GMO

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    The organizations that conduct studies concerning the overall safety of the GMO foods screen each GMO crop that is currently available which contains genes from known allergenic sources and if the certain crop is shown to have a higher risk of containing a certain allergen or toxin, it will be discontinued by these organizations. “The GM foods currently on the market have been tested for increased levels…

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    Gmo Foods Vs Gmos

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    organism to express a desired trait. This remains true whether the manipulation is done in a lab or through selective breeding both of which are done to improve the quality and quantity of the crop with greater benefit to the consumer and farmer in mind. Companies that wish to release a GM seed or the product of a GM crop are required to test the safety of that product. If the product is made from an organism containing a known allergen, it must be tested for safety. No one has substantiated a…

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    The Pros And Cons Of GMO

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    word pesticide is associated with the use of herbicides and insecticides. Ironically, although the implementation of GM crops is supposed to decrease pesticide usage since they are able to adapt to pests and weeds, the opposite event occurs in which farmers are required to use even more pesticides to counter negative effects left by GM foods. For example, insects adjust to crops which makes it harder to contain their effects. The United States Library of Medicine published a study conducted by…

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