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Which of the following would likely not be one of the criteria for strain improvement:

a) Tolerance of high levels of carbon dioxide

b) Tolerance of high salt concentrations

c) Improved fatty acid synthesis to facilitate better glucose secretion during growth on tryptophan.

d) Improved product secretion

Genetically modified plants:

Genetically modified plants (GMO plants) are plants which have been engineered to have different properties than regular plants due to the alteration of their genes. This process allows for the development of more versatile crop varieties, taking further techniques such as crop breeding that have existed since humans started agriculture.

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In any new crop strain, there must be a significant improvement over the previous iteration to justify the adaptation in a new organism. All of traits...

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Golden rice is genetically modified rice that has been enhanced with vitamin A to improve its nutritional content. Learn about what GMOs are, why golden rice is important, how it is made, and the controversy surrounding GMOs and golden rice.


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