Genetic engineering of plants will succeed or not will be known only post facto

Scientists have found that genetically engineered grass is growing at a place 13 kms from the test plot. Genetic engineering of crops  seems a possibility .The only grey area is whether or not the genetically engineered plants escaping into the wild population will succeed in getting absorbed by the wild population .It is the advantage or disadvantage of the introduced allele(or gene) in adapting to the environment that decides the success of the genetic engineering experiment.

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