environmental science

what are the benefits and drawbacks of the following:
genetic engineering
biological control
insect birth control through sterlization
insect sex attractments( pheromones)
insect hormones
food radiation
integrated pest management

Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words " genetic engineering" to get these possible sources:

http://www.greenpeace.org/international/campaigns/genetic-engineering
http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/news/global-action-for-a-global-pro
http://online.sfsu.edu/~rone/GEessays/gedanger.htm
http://www.safe-food.org/-issue/ge.html
http://tiki.oneworld.net/genetics/home.html

You can do similar searches for your other terms.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

I suggest you do a Google search on each of the above terms.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 95

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. science

    List at least two benefits and two drawbacks of each form of pest control which forms of pest control are you talking about? Pesticides Genetic engineering Biological control Insect birth control through sterilization Insect sex

    asked by stacy on November 21, 2006
  2. Environmental Science

    List at least two benefits and two drawbacks of each form of perst control for: Pesticides, Genetic engineering, Biological control, insect birth control through sterilization, Insect sex attractants (pheromones) Insect harmones,

    asked by Sharon on March 14, 2007
  3. Science

    Benefits of Insect birth control through sterilization What is your thinking on this? What you are dealing with is population control...and the technology (genetic mutation, dispersion, etc)to achieve it.I will be happy to

    asked by Lisa on July 3, 2007
  4. Law and Ethics Medical

    Which of the following is true? A. All states require parental involvement for a minor to obtain birth control. B. No state requires parental involvement for a minor to obtain birth control. C. Some states require doctors to

    asked by debbie on May 3, 2015
  5. biology

    Most birth control measures are designed for and marketed to women. Why do you think this is the case? Is it just the woman’s responsibility? What could be the advantages of creating more birth control methods for men?

    asked by Anonymous on May 8, 2012
  6. science

    what are the benfits and drawbacks of using insect hormones as a means of pest control? The benefits is that they can target specific bugs...maybe. The attractant hormones used to trap flies, cotton weevils, and the like, so they

    asked by jessica on December 12, 2006
  7. Science

    1. One potential problem with genetic engineering? 2. I can genetic engineering never solve all of mans problems? 3. What are two biblical principles that must be considered when making decisions about human genetic engineering?

    asked by Jie on January 23, 2017
  8. Socials 1 question

    How does birth control affect our world population? Please give me a list of ideas, no sites please I know it helps reduce population growth rate but please tell me more about countries who don't have birth control and what it

    asked by Maya on April 7, 2015
  9. Psychology

    What's the opposite of biological control?  For instance, an infant can't control it's bladder. What word should I use?

    asked by Alex on November 15, 2009
  10. "Brave New World"

    I am writing an essay after reading the first 3 chapters of "Brave New World" about how genetic engineering produced the society. What are the motives behind genetic engineering according to Huxley? Has genetic engineering

    asked by Christian on April 28, 2008

More Similar Questions