There is a lot of information available about biotechnology and the use of GMOs but how much of it is based on science?
Biotechnology includes not only GMOs, but also lab skills, determining and developing materials for new uses, and food science applications. This set of materials will help students to understand the science of genetic modification and the skills necessary to be able to work in the growing agriculture biotechnology industry.
What could a farmer in Ohio possibly have to do with improving homeland security, bringing jobs back to rural America, and curbing global warming? Producing and using bioproducts over traditional, oil-based counterparts is how farmers growing soybeans can play an important role.
Did you know that most fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle are not genetically modified? Take this course to find out which crops are and which three governmental agencies are responsible for regulating the industry. Definitions of various types of genetic modification are also included.