Genetically Modified Organism

This watermelon has been genetically modified, meaning it has had a gene inserted or a gene modified. Farmers use these genetically modified plants to increase the certainty of traits that they want will appear in the plant. These gene altering techniques help to grow larger plants to produce more food, to grow plants with favorable traits such as less seeds, and to grow these plants with greater resistance to diseases.

 

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