Q. 32 Discuss the advantages of GMO.

Advantages of GMO are

(i) GMO food crops have shorter growing cycles, greater resistance to both insects and diseases, higher yields and higher nutritional value.

(ii) GMO animals have increased production and nutritive values, e.g.,GM, cows may produce more milk.

(iii) The World Health Organisation or WHO, claims that GMO plants and animals may allow food prices to drop as food sources become more abundant.