> Because of open pollination the ultimate outcome of this could
> be the end of a thriving organic tree fruit industry. The
> Stations response to our concerns so far has been to send
> us a document entitled "Regulation for Biotechnology" that
> says that organic growers should increase their buffer zones
> to avoid contamination by polliantion.
I'm kind of mystified by all this. First, the edible portion of the apple
is entirely maternal tissue. Second, apples are virtually 100% vegetatively
propagated. Even if all the nightmare scenarios about GMO hazards came
true, none of it would matter in the case of apples.
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