Summary of The Case for Engineering Our Food
Genetically engineered foods aren’t an evil health threat, but a safe way to feed future generations.
Plant geneticist Pamela Ronald ardently believes that scientific innovation in genetic engineering is the only way to feed the world’s burgeoning population. However, misconceptions about genetically modified foods will halt this progress. Ronald aims to alleviate these fears while sharing success stories from the field. getAbstract recommends her persuasive oration to concerned consumers and to naysayers who denounce genetic modification.
In this summary, you will learn
- How breeders use genetic modification to improve and safeguard crops
- How genetic engineering has created more-robust rice varieties
- How genetic modification will help feed future generations without harming the environment
Comment on this summary
Customers who read this summary also read
TED Conferences LLC, 2015
Elizabeth Blackburn et al.
World Economic Forum, 2016