WTF am I seeing in this picture?
This clever man managed to patent a sustainable way to protect your crops from pests. He’s a Mycologist (Specialises in Fungi) and has patented a genetically modified insect toxic mushroom that does not create spores. Usually this specific mushroom has pheromones that warns insects against eating it. This clever man has genetically modified the mushroom so that it does the opposite. It attracts crop eating insects towards it (also known as a sacrificial crop). They eat the mushroom, and the fungi attacks the insect from the inside out.
This patent could be the thing that cripples Monsanto (the creators of the non-specific herbicide roundup, they patented GMO Canola, GMO Cotton, and producers of the insecticides DDT and agent orange). Not all GMO is bad GMO, it’s only bad if we ingest it, and only because we don’t know what it can do to us. Using a GMO insect toxic mushroom as a sacrificial crop is a sustainable way to protect your crops from pests.
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