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    Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology: Harm and Benefit

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    Research an example from the following categories of biotechnology:
    o Agricultural and environmental uses

    Provide at least two ways the use of this biotechnology could benefit society and two ways this biotechnology could be harmful.

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    Genetically Modified Crops via Biotech


    (i) Agricultural Biotechnology can meet the growing demand for food

    Approximately 40% of the world's harvest is lost to pests, weeds and diseases. With the world's population expected to increase to 8 billion by 2025 (source: United Nations Population Fund), the already limited farmland will be put under even greater pressure to increase productivity. Consumers are also demanding higher quality, more nutritious food.

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    Solution Summary

    Agricultural and environmental biotechnology harm and benefits are examined.