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    Monopoly on Genetically Altered Plants and Seeds

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    Hello - I am doing a research paper and I need an opinion. I need to know why companies that develop genetically altered plants and seeds should be allowed to have a monopoly on the products they develop.

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    The main argument in favor of allowing companies establish a monopoly on the genetically engineered plants they produce is so that they can recoup some of the costs associated with the development of these engineered plants. Without a return on their investment, there is no incentive to develop new and better products.

    Advances in agriculture are at the heart of expanding the carrying capacity of the planet. Without revolutions in ...

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    Three paragraphs explaining how seed companies try to ensure their market share by using genetic engineering. Web references provided.

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