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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. ...

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These are definitely questions that many people are asking and researching to come up with answers.  In a day and age when a person can go to their smart phone to find a restaurant or search for directions, our society is definitely accustomed to finding answers quickly. ...

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A gene with a desirable trait can be moved from one organism to another organism as a means to change it. The traditional way is through selective breeding, which is slow, time consuming, inefficient, and transfers more than one gene, so other unexpected and unwanted traits can cause problems. But genes also can be moved in a laboratory, resulting in what has been called a genetically modified (“transgenic”) organism (GMO). GM technology moves only one gene, eliminating other,...

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The simple answer is if GM crops are herbicide-tolerant, then it encourages no-till agriculture and thereby reduces the soil erosion. Because in no-till agriculture the herbicides will be used to manage weeds and hence adoption to GM crops that are tolerant to herbicides will help selectively control weeds, whereas adoption to no-till agriculture will reduce soil erosion, conserve moisture and several other benefits.  

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The quick answer is that the food supply available today in the developed world involves no significant risk in terms of either pesticides or “GMOs.” That very positive profile is based on long-term and rigorous oversight by regulators, a history of investment in the development of new crop protection options, and careful compliance on the part of the growers as they use these technologies on their farms. ...

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In order the answer this question, it is important to first be clear about what a GMO is and secondly to discuss the complex issues relating to herbicide use. ...

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Yes, GMOs are safe. Many consumers are led to believe that GMOs can cause cancer, autism, gluten intolerance and other illnesses. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Every leading health organization in the world stands behind the safety of GMOs. Extensive and continuous studies on GMOs are being conducted to ensure their ongoing safety for consumption. Click here to find thousands of studies on the safety of GMOs. ...

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Thank you for your question regarding the benefits of GMOs. Our experts have answered similar questions in the past – please see below for a comprehensive overview on this topic which should help address your question. ...

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