A major challenge today is to develop low-input, high-output agriculture. This cannot be achieved without technology. Can GM crops help in this regard? Critically discuss. (200 W/ 12½ M)

Mentor’s Comment: Introduction should explain in general about the issues faced by agriculture in present context. Like use of inadequate manure, use of unimproved seeds, primitive method of cultivation, regional disparities in crop production, small landholdings etc. Further, mention how can GM Crop help in this regard and associated potential risks with GM crops. Next, … Continue reading A major challenge today is to develop low-input, high-output agriculture. This cannot be achieved without technology. Can GM crops help in this regard? Critically discuss. (200 W/ 12½ M)