Transgenic Florae: Frame of Mind an A Dilemmatical Sitch

Muhammad Shahzaib, Ehsan Ul Haq

Abstract

Throughout the history of mankind, we have developed far more advanced techniques to cope with the challenges we face on the path of progression. No doubts, most of the problems are due to our greedy actions that ultimately led to a series of unforeseen consequences. One of them is the point of view on the use of genetically modified plants. It is a fact that today, we may have been facing a very different scenario if these transgenic plants don’t have existed at all. Most of the world would’ve been starved to death by now due to the daily exponential increase in population. But the ethical and other concerns on the use of these plants are still a major hurdle in the path of development of these beneficial florae. This review summarizes the sum of possible problems and major situations related to transgenic plants according to modern research.

Keywords

GM plants, Ethical concerns, Transgenic agriculture, Ecosystem, Environmental risk assessment, Gene flow, Transgenic resistance

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