Agricultural Biotechnology Define

Agricultural Biotechnology Define by the USDA

Have you heard of Agricultural Biotechnology before? I hadn’t before diving into the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) website for current label definitions. If you want  in-depth information on the subject  you can find their website here:

 https://www.usda.gov/topics/biotechnology

As per the USDA website, here is their definition of Agricultural Biotechnology.

“Agricultural Biotechnology: A range of tools, including traditional breeding techniques, that alter living organisms, or parts of organisms, to make or modify products; improve plants or animals; or develop microorganisms for specific agricultural uses. Modern biotechnology today includes the tools of genetic engineering.”

https://www.usda.gov/topics/biotechnology/biotechnology-glossary

Click on the links below for other terminology you might be interested in.

Genetic Engineering
Genetically Modified

 

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