Journal of Biotechnology & Bioresearch

GMOS: The Past & The Future

Submission: March 12, 2021; Published: March 26, 2021


Since the development of GMO technology in the 1990’s, the introduction of GM products into the market has resulted in scientific, economic, and societal debate. Despite potential benefits towards food security, crop production (first generation GMOs), food quality (second generation GMOs), and pharmaceutical applications (third generation GMOs), opponents argue that long term environmental and health side effects of GMO use are still largely unknown. This article offers a survey over the broad scope of the economics surrounding GMO use and the implementation of agricultural biotechnology.

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