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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 Plant Develops
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

From Corn-Bred Statistics to High-Tech Breeding
Describes research at the Maize Evolutionary Genomics Project.

High-Tech Crops
Seeding the future describes a new variety of corn has been genetically altered to kill invading pests.

Biotechnology in Agriculture
Don't miss the chart showing the improvements that are possible with biotechnology.

Are Bioengineered Foods Safe?
Discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's policy on bioengineered foods

Harmony Between Agriculture and the Environment: Current Issues
USDA describes biotech corn - changing markets and the government's role

The Council for Biotechnology Information

Agricultural biotechnology

The First Decade of Genetically Engineered Crops in the United States

Congressional & Ag Leaders Celebrate 10 Years of Biotechnology

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