Pros and Cons of Genetically Modified Wheat: Pros and Cons of Genetically Modified Wheat Created by: Erica Hyman, Maria Sviridova, Sarah Burris Which Wheat is Which?: Which Wheat is Which? Introduction: Introduction Population
Hypothesis: Hypothesis Disadvantages of growing and commercializing GM wheat outweigh the advantages
Human Heath Risks
Results and Discussion: Results and Discussion Area Worldwide
Source: Cerdeira, A.L. & Duke, S.O., 2005. The Current Status and Environmental Impacts of Glyphosate-Resistant Crops. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35: 1633-1658. Wide Ranging Effects of Genetic and Conventionally Grown Wheat:: Wide Ranging Effects of Genetic and Conventionally Grown Wheat: Peterson, R.K.D., & L.M. Shama. 2005. A Comparative Risk Assessment of Genetically
Engineered, Mutagenic, and Conventional Wheat Production Systems. Transgenic Research, 14: 859-875. Results and Discussion : Results and Discussion Legislation
Glyphosate resistant weeds
Results and Discussion: Results and Discussion Human Dietary Effects
Implications: Implications Public Opinion
Bans and Moratoriums
Implications: Implications 4% Decline in market price due to market rejection 10% Decline in market price due to market rejection Implications: Implications Solutions: Solutions Improve factors of GM Wheat
Human Health Risks
Leading to Acceptance Conclusions: Conclusions Future research is necessary!
Costs of growing GM wheat is too high
Society does not endorse the use of GM wheat
Therefore, in conclusion, we feel that at this time there are more disadvantages than advantages in the question of GM wheat.