Genetic Engineering (6/13)

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Subjects: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Endangered Species, Energy, Environment, Forensics, Genetics, GMO, Health Issues, Insects, Medicine, Ocean, Science, Volcanoes, Weather

Grade Level: JrH
Producer: TV New Zealand
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 12 mins
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Study Guide: Online See Link Below

Copyright Date: 2005
Available in French: No

What exactly is genetic engineering and do we need it? Tessa and Barnaby check out the genetically engineered potatoes being produced by Tony and Anne-Marie at Forest Research in Christchurch, New Zealand. The idea is to make a potato that is really nutritious and that also grows really well for people in countries where food is scarce.