GMO Potatoes. Approved in 2014, the first GMO potatoes became available commercially for farmers to grow. These potatoes are non-browning, have reduced bruising and black spot, are blight resistant, and contain low acrylamide levels.
Nano-food and nano-food packaging are on their way because the food industry has spotted the chance for huge profi ts: by 2010, the business, according to analysts, will be worth $20 billion annually. And there is already a prototype of a Wonka-esque chewing gum that, using nano-capsules, promises the sensation of eating real chocolate.
Dec 02, 2018 · GMO Potatoes Ken Roseboro is editor and publisher of The Organic & Non-GMO Report, a monthly news magazine that focuses on threats posed by GM foods and the growing non-GMO food trend. He sat down with Caius Rommens, who was Director of Research at Simplot Plant Sciences from 2000 to 2013 where he led the development of the company’s ...
The domestication of grains such as sorghum, barley, wheat, corn, and rice created a plentiful and predictable food supply, allowing farmers’ wives to bear babies in rapid succession—one every ...
a model that explains the location of agricultural ativities in a commercial, profit-making economy. A process of spatial competition puts various farming activities into rings around a central market city, with profit-earning capability the determining force in how far a crop locates from the market.
Oct 29, 2016 · More than 107 Nobel-Prize-winning scientists have signed a letter urging—oh, come on, pleading—with Greenpeace to end its worldwide opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Pleading not in the name of science, however, but humanitarian concern for millions of children in the “developing” nations who go blind, and then die ...
Selective Breeding Selective breeding  is evolution by human selection. As nineteenth-century British naturalist Charles Darwin  noted in Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, selective breeding may be methodical or unconscious.
Apr 13, 2018 · Type “GMO” into a Google image search. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Here’s what I see on my screen: scary hypodermic needles “infecting” fruit, evil corncobs, toxic warning symbols and labels saying “non-GMO” (implying that’s the healthier option). If this is what the world thinks about GMOs, then the world is missing some important facts. Far […]
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