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GMO – A Blessing or a Curse? Finale

Today, after the previous columns briefly describing genetic engineering and GMO traits found in agriculture, it’s time to wrap this up. So IS GMO technology a Blessing or a Curse? That is up to the reader to decide based on facts and reasoning. To help let’s list the potential benefits followed by the potential pitfalls as objectively as possible.
Potential Benefits
• Higher yields - In 2010 estimates indicate the world’s corn crop was 31 million tons larger while the soybean crop was 14 million tons larger than without the use of biotech crops. This doesn’t include the ...


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