Biotechnology in Agriculture

Segment: 10. Environmental Service Systems, Standard: Demonstrate the application of biotechnology to AFNR activities. (Career Cluster I.A.7)

Description

Agricultural biotechnology is a collection of techniques used to improve the agricultural industry. Improvements include genetic engineering of crops to increase yields and create disease resistance, biotechnology-derived vaccines used in livestock, and tissue culture regeneration of plant material.

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Teaching Methods

Brainstorming, Lecture Discussion, Paired or Small Group Discussion, Demonstration, Case Study, Field Trip, Resource People, Experiment, Supervised Study, Debate

Tags: agriculture food and natural resources education, curriculum

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