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Discuss medical and commercial use of gene transfer and gene modification.

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Genetic transfer and gene modification has a wide scope of applications in industry.

In the food industry, genetic modification is used in agriculture to produce crops that are more resiliant and larger. In addition, genetic manipulation has been used to confer pesticide resistance to plants, so that one can spray crops with a large dose of pesticide to kill pests without harm to the plant that is to be cultivated. This for example is a way to fend off weeds from taking over ...