Genetically Engineered Crops – A Review of Concerns and Benefits (PPFS-MISC-07)
The manipulation of the genetic make-up of crops raises numerous concerns and questions for many consumers. Are they safe? What are the benefits of GMOs? This publication aims to provide an unbiased review of the concerns and benefits of genetically engineered crops (GE crops, also called GMOs) based on the research available on the topic.
Genetically Engineered Crops – A Review of Concerns and Benefits (PPFS-MISC-07) is a summary document of the publication Genetically Engineered Crops – Emerging Opportunities (PPA-47), which provides additional information on this topic.
For additional publications on genetically modified crops, fungicide resistance, or diseases, visit the UK Plant Pathology Extension Publications webpage.
By Kim Leonberger, Plant Pathology Extension Associate and Paul Vincelli, Extension Plant Pathologist