Start Date

19-12-1989 12:00 AM

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Since the beginning of civilization, humankind has modified plants to better fit their needs for production of food, feed, and fiber. Even before the days of modem science, cultivators selected plants with high productivity, the ability to withstand disease, and the size, shape, and color of the seed. The individual preferences of the cultivators led to thousands of different "varieties," particularly in the area where the crop originated.

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Dec 19th, 12:00 AM

Impact of Biotechnology on Crop Production, Protection, and Utilization

Since the beginning of civilization, humankind has modified plants to better fit their needs for production of food, feed, and fiber. Even before the days of modem science, cultivators selected plants with high productivity, the ability to withstand disease, and the size, shape, and color of the seed. The individual preferences of the cultivators led to thousands of different "varieties," particularly in the area where the crop originated.

 

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