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  • What is DNA ?
  • What are genes?
  • What is the genome?
  • What is the difference between 'modified' and 'manipulated'?
  • What does the acronym GMO mean?
  • Are GMO foods harmful?
  • Can I get cancer from GMO foods?
  • How are GMO foods labelled?
  • What are the main transgenic crops?
  • What are the reasons for producing transgenic plants instead of classical breeding?
  • How is a transgenic plant produced?
  • What are the applications of transgenic plants?
  • What are Bt- maize, Bt-potato, Bt-cotton?
  • What is the worldwide distribution of transgenic plants?
  • How can transgenic elements be determined?
  • What is the relationship between biotechnology and functional foods?

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