Transgenic DNA introgressed into traditional maize landraces in Oaxaca, Mexico

  title={Transgenic DNA introgressed into traditional maize landraces in Oaxaca, Mexico},
  author={D. Quist and I. Chapela},
  • D. Quist, I. Chapela
  • Published 2001
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Concerns have been raised about the potential effects of transgenic introductions on the genetic diversity of crop landraces and wild relatives in areas of crop origin and diversification, as this diversity is considered essential for global food security. Direct effects on non-target species, and the possibility of unintentionally transferring traits of ecological relevance onto landraces and wild relatives have also been sources of concern. The degree of genetic connectivity between… CONTINUE READING
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