It involves altering an organism’s genetic material through adding, deleting, or changing segments of its DNA to produce desirable traits or to eliminate undesirable ones.
No formal GMO-Free Platform widespread use in most areas
Laws restricting GMOs in most areas
GMO free or National bans
The Monsanto Controversy
Localizing the Research
GM Cotton entered Pakistan in 2010, and proved disastrous.
Resistance against GM Maize
Views that GM crops could solve Pakistan's food security problem.
Relation to Society
To reach a conclusion about whether GM food should be allowed in Pakistan or not.
Miller, G., & Spoolman, S. Living in the environment.
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