GM crops in the wild

Posted on August 10th, 2010 by

Researchers in North Dakota have found genetically modified canola plants thriving in the roadside ditches. Besides the conclusive demonstration of a widespread “escape” into the wild, the research shows that some plants have a mixture of genetic material from two different strains of GM canola–clear evidence of genetic mixing that might produce unexpected plant characteristics.  http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100806/full/news.2010.393.html

 

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