Re: SOC/BIO: US Consumers Favor GM Crops That Reduce Pesticide Use

Date: Mon Jan 17 2000 - 11:26:25 MST

Consumers will favor cops that reduce pesticide use, but not if the
reason is because the crops produce their own pesticides internally.
At least with topical pesticides you can wash them off, but if they are
built into the cells of the plant you can't help consuming them.
That's how I think most people will react.

I know plants produce their own natural pesticides, but people will not
support engineering them to produce extra ones that they must consume.


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