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Subject:  Re: Drought Tolerant Corn Date:  8/26/2012  12:19 AM
Author:  ziggy29 Number:  2860 of 2902

>> Not so sure I'd even want to eat anything (gene modified) by any of those fake "seed companies". Just my take on our world today and where I see "us" going... <<

I'm not a big fan of "Frankencrops", but let's be real. We have 7 BILLION people on Earth and most experts suspect it will hit at least 9 billion by the time it plateaus.

Given limited land, weather problems, water concerns and increasing overpopulation, how do we NOT turn to "genetic engineering" in crops without accepting that an increasing percentage of the population will starve? Are you willing to make the choice between "Frankencorn" and more starvation deaths?

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