QAround how many farmers actively use GMOs in North America?
Question submitted By: blueyAround how many farmers actively use GMOs in North America?
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So whats a genetic engineer always do?did they just sit inside the lab all day doing research everyday?
Posted on August 5, 2017
Response from: Dr. Larry Gilbertson, Ph.D, Genomics Strategy Lead, Monsanto Company • on August 31, 2017
I’m a genetic engineer. I’ve spent 30 years participating as a member of teams of genetic engineers, and I love your question. Most of us do indeed spend a lot of time inside the lab, but we’re not always sitting. Sometimes we dance! Genetic engineering starts with an idea for a way to solve a problem, so I guess it starts with an understanding of the problems. In agriculture, for example, that means spending time to understand what’s happening on farms and... Read More
Could the decline of bees possibly be from all the hummingbird feeders that people have in their yards? I dont know about everyone else but my hummingbird feeders are always full of dead bees.
Posted on July 28, 2017
Response from: Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • on August 31, 2017
Hummingbird feeders often contain a sugar solution that is similar to plant nectar. Therefore, bees are attracted to these Hummingbird feeders, because similar to hummingbirds, the sugar/nectar attracts them. There are some hummingbird feeders on the market that are designed to prevent bees, ants, and other insects from getting in. Bee decline is complex and often misunderstood by the public. Chris Sansone, Global Regulatory Affairs Manager of Insect Resistance Management (... Read More
Are there commercially available tomatoes with animal DNA in Europe? or in the USA? and if not when could GM tomatoes with animal DNA be introduced in the market?
Posted on April 12, 2017
Response from: Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • on August 28, 2017
There are no GM tomatoes on the market but there is quite a bit of misinformation about GM crops on the Internet – for example “spooky” Fish DNA in tomatoes - that is designed to mislead and scare consumers. ... Read More