VIDEO: Science Matters: Ten Thousand Years of Crop Improvement: From Crop Domestication to Molecular Agriculture - UCSD-TV - University of California Television
Science Matters: Ten Thousand Years of Crop Improvement: From Crop Domestication to Molecular Agriculture
Date: 2/21/2001; 42 minutes


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Even without genetic "engineering", how "natural" are our crop plants? How do genetically modified crops differ? Join biologist Maarten Chrispeels and explore how crop plants have changed since humans began farming. (#5417)

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