[Homeroast] GMO Coffee

cherry carter theravensroost at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 08:19:16 CDT 2010


I was under the impression that this created a hybrid and the original stock
of each plant was preserved -- that's why seeds revert to one of the parents
in the original cross. The genes from one plant do not contaminate those
from another.

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 5:44 AM, John A C Despres <johndespres at gmail.com>wrote:

> Let's be careful to define GMO - GMO does not always mean chemically
> modified. Splicing two plant together is Genetically Modifying either of
> the
> two plants...
>
> Exercise caution, look carefully and stay healthy.
>
> John
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