Agricultural biotechnology: Revealing insights about ethical concerns

@article{Abushal2021AgriculturalBR,
  title={Agricultural biotechnology: Revealing insights about ethical concerns},
  author={Logayn T. Abushal and Mohamed Salama and Musthafa Mohamed Essa and M. Walid Qoronfleh},
  journal={Journal of Biosciences},
  year={2021},
  volume={46},
  pages={1-7}
}
Genetic modification (GM) of crops is a technique that involves the transfer of a genetic material from one organism, including plants, animals, or microorganisms, into a different organism, modifying the plants’ characteristics. The technology provides different approaches towards agricultural improvements (environmental, nutritional, yield increases, etc.), which maintained the global food security (quality and safety). However, the opponents have kept on fighting against the technology in a… 
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