0000003080 00000 n 0000003880 00000 n the quality of being fertile; productiveness; able to produce a child/offspring, to change food in your stomach into substances that your body can use; to understand an idea, to send forth (liquid, light, heat, sound, particles, etc. This publication endeavors to provide a balanced view of the fundamentals of biotechnology and genetic engineering, the processes used in developing transgenic organisms, the types of genetic material used, and the benefits and risks of the new technology. Some of the risks and hazards associated with biotechnology are as follows: 1. *DNA vaccines. not supporting or expressing support for either side, allow (something) to move, act, flow freely, or escape. Article shared by: . Like any tool, biotechnology is being used to solve some of our problems and provide benefits to various sectors. Use of Biotechnology in Agriculture— Benefits and Risks. It can improve health and reduce hunger simultaneously. 0000002441 00000 n This article outlines the direction and tenor of two distinct discourses on agricultural biotechnology. Benefits of Biotechnology : The fruits of biotechnology are beneficial to the fields of healthcare, agriculture, food production, manufacture of industrial enzymes and appropriate environmental management. ){a��#%� lJ~�ϽPc'�V�߲%:��$�Nǹ����`{U�SW=��g]K�#rA'K�?q�ۦ=$~�H��|x1�piL������ʈp-p�/�03gأ0�v�4J�R�'0QnjG���Eg�T�qd. Biotechnology has a huge range. Recommended Annotation Visible only to you. In the wrong hands, biotechnology can even create weapons of mass destruction. Ania Wieczorek Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences. © 2015-2020 - Regents of the University of Minnesota. Biotechnology operations on one hand produce several valuable goods and products, whereas on the other hand, massive risks are associated with these products. state the benefits and risks Biotechnology. 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Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through Flickr.com.Click to see the original works with their full license. 0000001390 00000 n However, as with any tool, biotechnology could have negative effects, as well as positive effects. Conduct research on the topic of discussion and use this research to support your answers. trailer << /Size 67 /Info 45 0 R /Root 48 0 R /Prev 42574 /ID[] >> startxref 0 %%EOF 48 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Pages 46 0 R /Outlines 34 0 R /OpenAction [ 49 0 R /XYZ null null null ] /PageMode /UseNone /PageLabels << /Nums [ 0 << /S /D >> ] >> >> endobj 65 0 obj << /S 165 /O 222 /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 66 0 R >> stream Generally, biotechnology is the manipulation of living organisms and organic materials that help to meet our basic needs. 0000000927 00000 n Biotechnology is the application of scientific techniques to modify and improve plants, animals, and microor­ You should use credible and reliable sources such as Internet articles, journals, text books, etc. 0000002628 00000 n 0000002247 00000 n Unable to save at this time. Answer: Explanation: Biotechnology is the field of science and technology that utilizes the knowledge of biology for the purpose of producing new products, treatment of diseases and development of medicines. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. 47 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 49 /H [ 927 309 ] /L 43642 /E 12706 /N 8 /T 42584 >> endobj xref 47 20 0000000016 00000 n a medicine (such as penicillin or its derivatives) that inhibits the growth of or destroys microorganisms. Biotechnology May 2003 (revised) BIO-3 . You should use credible and reliable sources such as Internet articles, journals, text books, etc. Biotechnology is a new scientific discipline that aims in making human life more luxurious. 0000003700 00000 n Version: 1.0.115.853, Last Updated: November 12, 2020 (Production), University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension. This publication endeavors to provide a balanced view of the fundamentals of biotechnology and genetic engineering, the processes used in developing transgenic organisms, the types of genetic material used, and the benefits and risks of the new technology. 1. 0000000747 00000 n The Pros of Biotechnology. 0000006821 00000 n These include the use of stem cells, tissue engineering, genetically modified organisms (GMO) in agriculture or aquaculture, in disease diagnoses and treatment (e.g.