Biotechnology in Agriculture
Segment: 10. Environmental Service Systems, Standard: Demonstrate the application of biotechnology to AFNR activities. (Career Cluster I.A.7)
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.
- Agricultural Biotechnology Textbook (Amazon)
- What is Ag Biotech? (Cornell)
- Agricultural Biotech (ISAAA)
- Are GMOs Good or Bad? Genetic Engineering & Our Food video
Brainstorming, Lecture Discussion, Paired or Small Group Discussion, Demonstration, Case Study, Field Trip, Resource People, Experiment, Supervised Study, Debate