GMOs/GE

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GMOs/GE by Mind Map: GMOs/GE

1. Economic Sustainability

1.1. resistant crops

1.1.1. pesticide

1.1.1.1. manual pollination

1.1.1.1.1. jobs

1.1.2. herbicide

1.1.3. fungicide

1.2. productive crops

1.2.1. food waste

1.2.2. food security

1.2.2.1. poverty/homeless

1.2.3. world hunger

1.2.4. other uses for crops

1.2.4.1. science

1.2.4.1.1. technology

1.2.4.2. health/beauty

1.2.4.3. art

1.2.4.4. new industries

1.2.4.4.1. jobs

1.2.4.4.2. new market

1.2.5. cheaper food

2. Environmental Sustainability

2.1. sterile plants

2.1.1. invasive plants

2.1.1.1. competition

2.1.1.1.1. health of ecosystem

2.2. productive crops

2.2.1. food waste

2.2.1.1. landfills

2.2.1.1.1. climate change

2.2.1.2. food packaging

2.2.1.2.1. plastic

2.2.1.3. compost

2.2.1.3.1. worms/insects

2.2.1.3.2. healthy soil

2.3. resistant crops

2.3.1. no chemicals

2.3.1.1. pesticide

2.3.1.1.1. insect health

2.3.1.1.2. honeybees/pollinators

2.3.1.2. herbicide

2.3.1.2.1. cross-pollination

2.3.1.2.2. weeds

2.3.1.3. fungicide

2.3.1.3.1. mycorrhizae

2.3.1.4. chemical runoff

2.3.1.4.1. clean water

2.3.1.4.2. bodies of water

3. Social Sustainability

3.1. cheaper food

3.1.1. food security

3.1.1.1. poverty/homeless

3.1.1.2. food stamps

3.1.1.3. food bank

3.1.1.4. soup kitchen

3.1.2. grocery store competition

3.1.3. farmworker wages

3.2. controversial

3.2.1. safe?

3.2.1.1. human consumption

3.2.1.1.1. health problems?

3.2.1.2. animal consumption

3.2.1.2.1. animal studies

3.2.2. natural?

3.2.2.1. GMO vs. GE

3.2.2.2. religion

3.2.3. organic?

3.2.3.1. inclusion in organic

3.2.4. GE is relatively new

3.2.4.1. fear of unknown

3.2.4.2. long-term studies

3.2.5. impact on environment