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Biological diversity
Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

1) The complex of techniques for the production of new genes and the alteration of the structure of the chromosomes to produce effects beneficial to man, in agriculture and medicine. 2) The intentional production of new genes and alteration of genomes by the substitution or addition of new genetic material. (Source: GEMET/ZINZAN / MGH)

In other languages

French
génie génétique
Russian
генная инженерия
Spanish
ingeniería genética
Chinese, Simplified
基因工程
Arabic
الهندسة الجينية - الهندسة الوراثية

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