Promoting GMO

By Teja Seelam

What is GMO?

  • GMO: (Genetically Modified Organisms) Organisms that are genetically modified

Crops

  • Increase nutrients, yields, and stress tolerance
  • Enhanced taste and quality
  • Improved resistance to disease, pests, and herbicides
  • New products and growing techniques
  • Reduced maturation time

Animals

  • Increased resistance, productivity, hardiness, and feed efficiency
  • Better yields of meat, eggs, and milk
  • Improved animal health and diagnostic methods

Environment

  • "Friendly" bioherbicides and bioinsecticides
  • Conservation of soil, water, and energy
  • Bioprocessing for forestry products
  • Better natural waste management
  • More efficient processing

Society

  • Increased food security for growing populations