Transgenes in Mexican maize: desirability or inevitability?

  • Peter H. Raven
  • Published 2005 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…


F or several years, there has been uncertainty about the presence of transgenes in maize landraces in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The first report of their presence in this region was that of Quist and Chapela (1, 2), who based their results on samples obtained in 2000; these findings were later called into doubt because of the methodology used. However… (More)


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