Depolarizing the GM debate

Mark Tester*

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In considering GM issues, scientists must beware the generalizations so apparent in the popular media. It is vital that those either pro- or anti-GM focus their attention on specific examples, otherwise crude generalizations from 'local' arguments may jeopardize important plant GM research of global value.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalNew Phytologist
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 7 2001


  • Anti-GM
  • Genetic engineering
  • Genetic modification (GM)
  • Plant breeding
  • Pro-GM
  • Recombinant DNA technologies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Biochemistry

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