Genetically Modified Organism has its DNA altered by means of genetic engineering to make it more disease, pest, or chemical resistant, or to include desirable characteristics such as size, color, enhanced nutrition, or stability (shelf life). Some of the GMO foods are potatoes, tomatoes, soy, corn, papaya, apple, salmon, rice, cotton, chicken, strawberries, wheat, sugar beet and trees. Some studies have revealed the possible damage to non-modified plants and animals, including unintended crossbreeding, pesticide resistance, and population changes. A hybrid is a variety made by naturally crossbreeding two separate varieties to create a new one. Hybridization can occur spontaneously in nature or be practiced by farmers and gardeners. Hybridization is a form of crossbreeding where two different varieties are combined resulting in an offspring that combines characteristics of the parent varieties.
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