[ExI] gmo news

Dave S sparge at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 20:12:07 UTC 2022

On Sun, Jan 2, 2022, 2:07 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> In many places in the world, farmers disregard package instructions and
> use more of the -ides (fungi-, insect-, weed killers) and the rates of
> cancer there are amazing.  With GMO you can use far less of these, saving
> lives of the workers.

With GMOs you *can *use less chemicals, but you don't necessarily. For
example, Round Up resistant corn allows copious amounts of Round Up to be
applied to corn crops to kill weeds.


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