Posts Tagged by Seeds

Amish food quality review

American mainstream culture considers Amish grown food to be something simple, wholesome, just off the 18th century pastoral image in a museum. Amish people live very simple life, dictated by “the order”, or Ordnung. Being a product of the past, Ordnung does not have any regulations or concerns about the use of pesticides and herbicides. […]

“Terminator” gene

“Terminator” gene: On March 3, 1998, a U.S. patent was granted to the Delta and Pine Land Company and the Agricultural Research Service of USDA for a method of genetically engineering plants to produce sterile seed. This technology, called the “technology protection system,” was subsequently dubbed the “terminator” gene technology. It has since received wide publicity. The terminator gene is likely […]