Video: ‘One more tool in our toolbox’: The case for crop biotechnology

Credit: AFP
Credit: AFP

Agriculture scientist Channapatna Prakash offers a crash course on agricultural biotechnology on this episode of the Nothing is Rocket Science podcast, explaining what “GMO” actually means and why engineering crops promotes sustainable farming.

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Dr. Prakash is a member of the Global Farmer Network Advisory Council. He teaches crop genetics and biotechnology at Tuskegee University, where he serves as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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