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How did Chestnut Trees in USA almost go extinct?

July 18, 2018

Once an important hardwood timber tree, the American chestnut became overwhelmingly susceptible to chestnut blight. This was caused by an Asian bark fungus accidentally imported into North America. The disease was first noticed on American chestnut trees in 1904 at the Bronx Zoo by Hermann Merkel who at that time was their chief forester.

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GMOs vs. Hybrid Plants – a comparison

July 15, 2018

In this blog, we review how do Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) differ from hybrid plants. Later this week we will take on the Pros and Cons of GMOs. What’s the concern? Stay tuned to the next blog in this series…

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What are the Pros and Cons of GMOs?

July 10, 2018

According to some research scientists, nearly all foods we put on our table have been altered genetically in some way. Take a look at this before and after link to see how certain fruits and vegetables have evolved…It can be argued that they have improved the taste and our ability to stomach them?

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