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Genetically Modified Organisms

  • By: Priyanka Jain
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

All cultivated plants have been genetically modified over centuries through traditional processes of selection and breeding. The term genetically modified organism (GMO) specifically describes a type of genetic modification in which the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) of microbes, plants, and animals is ...

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