transgenic crops

Scott Shumway Scott_Shumway at
Tue Mar 11 14:19:53 EST 1997

How common are genetically engineered plants in agriculture today?  Are
Bt-toxin producing transgenic plants currently in commercial production or
only at the development stage?  How many genetically engineered plants are
available in the grocery store?  I have only heard of the "flavor-saver
tomato".  Are there others?

We have been discussing these issues in one of my classes and I don't know
the answers.  It is a great topic for generating class discussion.

Scott Shumway
Dept. of Biology
Wheaton College
Norton, MA 02766
"Scott_Shumway at"

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