Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
How Can CRISPR Improve Food?
Learn how CRISPR gene editing is being studied and implemented to improve food. This form of gene editing holds promising applications to cure diseases and improve food. Can allergenic proteins in foods be removed? Can cassava be engineered to remove the cyanide responsible for growth stunting in malnourished children?
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- DNA: Expressions in Agriculture
- Design 'Y'er Genes
- Silky Genes
- Plasmid Problem Solving
- Use of Biotechnology in Selecting the Right Plants