Have an account?
No student devices needed. Know more
Farmers use insecticides and fertilizers on their fruit and vegetable crops. Which best describes the effect of these chemicals?
The crops require less water and nutrients to grow.
The crops are more susceptible to insect damage.
The crops yield smaller fruits and vegetables.
The crops yield more fruits and vegetables.
Which best describes a controversial issue associated with the use of genetically modified crops?
the use of genetically modified crops to increase potential yield
the short-term use of genetically modified crops in famine-stricken
the development of genetically modified crops which are resistant to
the long-term effects which may arise from the use of genetically
How does biotechnology most likely affect North Carolina’s population?
Jobs are created and attract more people to the area.
Research advancement causes people in need of medicines to move
to the area.
People are not concerned with biotechnology so the overall population
is not impacted.
The issue causes controversy and people hesitate to live in a state
where a large amount of research takes place.
Bacteria cells can be used to produce insulin for the treatment of diabetes in humans. Which best explains how the bacteria cells are able to produce insulin for humans?
The bacteria have been grown on a petri dish containing insulin.
The bacteria have been genetically engineered to contain the DNA
needed to produce insulin.
The bacteria have been exposed to radioactivity to create mutant
strains capable of producing insulin.
The bacteria have been grown on a petri dish containing sugar; the
bacteria produce insulin in response to the sugar.
How can biotechnology affect agriculture on a single plot of land?
The land could produce more food than before.
The land could produce several harvests at once.
The land could require more fertilizer for crops to grow.
The land could require moderate temperatures for crops to grow.