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Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, provide all of the following advantages EXCEPT


farmers can apply less pesticide to crops because plants can be genetically modified to resist pests.


plants can be engineered to resist viruses, increasing yields in areas where viral infections rates are high.


plants can be bred to tolerate common herbicides, like glyphosate, so fields can be sprayed with this substance which kills weeds and leaves crops intact.


the use of genetically modified organisms can prevent pests from developing resistance.


genetically modified organisms can be engineered to produce needed vitamins, reducing malnutrition in areas where food resources are limited.

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