Vocabulary I
Vocabulary II
Desirable Characteristics
Advantages and Disadvantages
The Science
100
One-celled organisms often used in GMOs
What is bacteria
100
Manually adding new DNA to an organism.
What is genetic engineering.
100
This fish is GM in order to mature faster.
What is Coho Salmon.
100
Why is GM a problem for small farmers?
What is the technology is expensive
100
What is step 1?
What is remove the DNA of the desirable organism.
200
The degree of variation of life.
What is Biodiversity
200
BT corn use which bacteria?
What is Bacillus Thuringiensis
200
What does BT corn do?
What is it produces a protein that is toxic to silk worms and European Corn borer
200
Why is GM a problem for organic farmers?
What is crop contamination leads to patent infringement.
200
What is step 2?
What is Cloning the desirable gene.
300
The molecular unit of heredity of a living organisms.
What is a gene
300
What does MCD stand for?
What is Mad Cow Disease.
300
What are some desirable characteristics of GMOs?
What is - Easy to grow, easy to store, easy to transport, provides high yields.
300
Is GMOs good or bad for biodiversity?
What is Bad.
300
How are the desirable genes cut apart?
What is using enzymes
400
A discipline of biology, is the science of genes and heredity.
What is genetics.
400
The agricultural practice of producing or growing a single crop or plant species over a wide area and for a large number of consecutive years.
What is a monoculture.
400
A hormone being produced by GM safflowers. The research originated in Canada.
What is Insulin.
400
How can GMOs improve Food Security?
What is GMOs can help feed a growing world population.
400
Corn that produces a protein that was toxic to silk worms and corn borer.
What is Bt Corn.
500
The process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals that occurs in nature.
What is Cloning.
500
Organisms able to express foreign genes because the genetic code is similar for many organisms.
What is a transgenic organism.
500
How are tomatoes being GM?
What is improved shipping endurance, the ability to grow in colder climate.
500
What are two advantages of GMOs?
What is increased crop yields, introduction of desirable characteristics, can use less pesticides.
500
GM Canola is superior to non GM Canola for two reasons.
What is requires 40% less herbicides, and 10% increased yields.
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