[Marxism] Is Cuba really turning to GM crops?

sabocat59 at mac.com sabocat59 at mac.com
Mon Mar 2 14:20:37 MST 2009

Cuba's interest in GM crops seemed to begin as a spin off of their vaccination biotech program. 

But now they're manipulating genetic material to increase the protein and mineral content of various staples such as potatos, corn and rice. Not a bad idea really.   

Within the context of their overall approach, which stresses organic cultivation, they'll probably end up with a hybrid organic/GM approach.  

So I think John makes a good point. 

Greg McD  
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