Table of contents :
- Introduction about Gmos
- An Example Of GM
- Benefits of GMOs
- Harmful Effects of GMOs
- Future of GMOs :
● Bad Future
● Best Future
What are GMos?
● organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way
that does not occur naturally.
The use of GMOs :
1-Agriculture ( Plant crops ).
2- Medicine ( insulin ).
4- also widely used in scientific research and
Example of a GM
it is quite common to see genetic modifications
in crop plants. An example of this is the transfer
of a gene that codes for a protein called Bt toxin
from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis to maize
crops. This is done because maize crops are often
destroyed by insects that eat the corn and so by
adding the Bt toxin gene this is prevented as the
toxin kills the insects.
Benefits of GMOs
1- To add nutritional value to crops.
2-For plants protection from temperature.
3- For Animals Carp fishes higher growth.
4-Growing food with GMOs can result in
better-tasting fruits and vegetables.
Harmful Effects of GMOs
1- The GM Maize for example is harmful
2- In plants insects which are not harmful to
the crops could be killed.
3-Food Allergy for humans.
Future of GMOs
● Expected :
1- increase significantly in GM crops .
2- Be able to withstand extreme temperatures.
3- Require less water and sunlight.
4- Grow more faster and harvest much quicker.
5- That crops can be grown practically anywhere
in the world.
Future of GMOs
● Bad Future :
1- Can cause cancer and tumors.
2- Complete eradication of some plant species
3- massive amounts of pesticides,
herbicides and fungicides ( which can
kill people ).
4- Environmental Concerns.
5- Human Health Concerns.
Future of GMOs
● Perfect Future :
1- 10 times more food produced (genetically modified crops.)
2- Feed more than 70 percent
of the world’s population.
3-Plants have a 90% or more resistance to disease
4- Genetically Modified crops and animals will
be full environmentally friendly .
5- The costs will be cheap.
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