Organic vs. Genetically Modified Foods - Coggle Diagram
Organic vs. Genetically Modified Foods
organic farming uses 30% less energy and less water than conventional farming
Better overall health
Product of farming system which avoids the use of man-mad fertilisers, pesticides, 👍👍
Grown with natural fertilizers (manure, compost)
Weeds are controlled naturally (crop rotation, hand weeding, mulching, and tilling)
Genetically modified foods can have a longer shelf life
Livestock are given all organic, hormone- and GMO-free feed
Organic food is GMO-free👍👍
make food crops resistant to herbicides and/or to produce an insecticide
It can produce more in small area of land.
Stronger ability to resist pests
Easy to produce
Organic food is often more expensive than Genetically Modified Foods
Faster growing plants and animals
Food with more desirable traits
It improves production and raise farmer's income
GMF crops may cause antibiotic resistance.
GMO crops may cause antibiotic resistance.
It can feed a rapidly increasing population
Farmers growing genetically modified foods have a greater legal liability
Genes go into different plant species.
Some genetically modified foods may present a carcinogen exposure risk.
Organic farming is better for the environment.
Organically raised animals are NOT given antibiotics, growth hormones, or fed animal byproducts
Organic products are poison-free👍👍👍