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Role of Genetically Modified Food (GMF) In Sustainable Agriculture worldwide

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article image A GM food is one that has sequences of DNA from another organism inserted into its genome in order to get a desired phenotype.   The definition of GM foods may also include foods that have an a deleted gene, foods such as cheese that are made from enzymes that are from a genetically modified organism, […]…Read More

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Pakistan

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article image The genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are those organisms whose genetic material has adapted through certain curious mean like recombination and fertilization. GMOs can be of different types like plants, animals or microorganisms. The recombinant DNA technology also called as genetic engineering. Pakistan is an agriculture base country with more than 47% of its population dependent […]…Read More

Role of genetically modified crops in agriculture

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article image Genetically Modified crops are those plants, whose DNA has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Mostly the aim is to introduce a new trait to the plant which does not occur naturally in the species. For examples resistance to pests, diseases, environmental conditions, resistance to chemical treatments the production of a certain nutrient and pharmaceutical agent. METHOD OF PRODUCING GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISM: Genetically engineered plants are generated in a…Read More

Genetically modified corn, maize damage Pak farming

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article image SPECIAL REPORT IBD:Pakistan is fast heading towards a serious disaster in the field of corn, maize and cotton sectors as attempts are being made to get formal approval of the Biotech/BT corn or maize seeds which carry heavy risks involved in terms of high costs as well as polluting other maize varieties.It is to be mentioned here that genetically modified seed producing companies - Pioneer, Syngenta and Monsanto - have submitted applications for commercialization of genetically modified (GM/BT…Read More