What is a transgenic plant?

Answer A transgenic plant contains a gene that has been artificially inserted, meaning it was not obtained naturally through pollination. The inserted gene may come from another unrelated plant or even fr... Read More »

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Types of Transgenic Plants?

Since they first became commercially available in 1996, genetically modified, or GM, crops have enjoyed swift growth in popularity among farmers. According to The Economist, as of 2010, some 331 mi... Read More »

Can seeds from a transgenic plant grow into a new plant?

Seeds from transgenic plants normally grow into new plants, just like any other seeds. However, some biotech companies have produced transgenic crops that incorporate so-called "terminator technolo... Read More »