The impact of genetically modified crops on soil microbial communities.

  title={The impact of genetically modified crops on soil microbial communities.},
  author={Manuela Giovannetti and Cristiana Sbrana and Alessandra Turrini},
  journal={Rivista di biologia},
  volume={98 3},
Genetically modified (GM) plants represent a potential benefit for environmentally friendly agriculture and human health. Though, poor knowledge is available on potential hazards posed by unintended modifications occurring during genetic manipulation. The increasing amount of reports on ecological risks and benefits of GM plants stresses the need for experimental works aimed at evaluating the impact of GM crops on natural and agro-ecosystems. Major environmental risks associated with GM crops… CONTINUE READING
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