Scientific/Genetic Information on Corn
Harvest of Fear
PBS report on the risks, benefits, hopes, and fears of genetically modified
food crops. Includes interviews with scientists, food industry representatives,
farmers, and critics.
How a Corn
Iowa State University of Science and Technology Web site describes the
step-by-step process of corn growth
Field of Genes
Learn how weeds, insects, and toxic agricultural chemicals affect the
amount of corn grown when using genetically engineered corn seeds
Corn-Bred Statistics to High-Tech Breeding
Describes research at the Maize Evolutionary Genomics Project.
Seeding the future describes a new variety of corn has been genetically
altered to kill invading pests.
Don't miss the chart showing the improvements that are possible with biotechnology.
Discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's policy on bioengineered
Between Agriculture and the Environment: Current Issues
USDA describes biotech corn - changing markets and the government's role
The Council for Biotechnology Information
The First Decade of Genetically Engineered Crops in the United States
Congressional & Ag Leaders Celebrate 10 Years of Biotechnology