Q. 8

While creating genetically modified organisms, genetic barriers are not respected. How can this be dangerous in the long run?

Answer :

Not respecting the genetic barriers can be dangerous because:

• It could lead to the production of unwanted organisms which can affect and disrupt the general food chain of other organisms.


• Superweeds might develop as these GMOs which are used as weedicides can reproduce and itself become a super weed and destroy crops.


• Changes in gene expression by genetic modification can lead to adverse irreversible changes in organisms.


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