Alfalfa is used for livestock feed and can be planted early or late in the year. It is a major crop in the United States, grown on about 22 million acres.
Federal regulators like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have long insisted that the genetically altered crops pose no harm to the environment.
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) eggplant or bt talong in Philippine dialect was genetically redesigned to be resistant to the fruit and shoot borer larva that affects crop yielding from 50-70 percent.
Canola, whose seeds are pressed to make the popular cooking oil, is a type of oilseed rape developed by breeders in Canada. In the US, it is grown mainly in North Dakota and Minnesota through cultivation, is spreading.
Transgenic crops are engineered with specialized trait like herbicide resistance. For years, scientists have known that transgenic crops can pass on their traits to nearby weeds through hybridization.
Have you heard a salmon fish that can grow at twice as the normal rate and can grow to market size in half the time as a non modified fish?