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Different methods of genetically engineering plants - Robert Horsch

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Interviewee: Robert Horsch. Robert Horsch compares the random power of a gene gun with the natural genetic engineering abilities of agrobacterium. (DNAi Location: Manipulation > Techniques > Transferring & storing > Interviews > Agrobacterium or gene gun?)
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The gene gun worked with a broader range of plant crops than agrobacterium in the early days and so it was a more random method, it was also more broadly useful. Today, agrobacterium has been adapted to plants that previously it was thought not to work on, and I think in the long run most engineering will go back to the agrobacterium system.
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robert horsch,plant crops,manipulation techniques,gene gun,dnai,agrobacterium,random power,random method,interviewee,genetic engineering,organisms,plants
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