The Royal Society Releases Guide on GM PlantsMay 25, 2016
- What is genetic modification (GM) of crops and how is it done?
- How does GM differ from conventional plant breeding?
- What GM crops are currently being grown and where?
"The answers draw on a wide range of evidence and give some specific examples. In general, it is important to recognise that when the GM method is used, the crops produced should be assessed on a case by case basis. GM is a method, not a product in itself. Different GM crops have different characteristics and it is impossible, from a scientific point of view, to make a blanket statement that all GM is good or bad," said Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society.
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