[Market-farming] Is Micropropagation Organic?

bob at bidumup.com bob at bidumup.com
Wed Nov 5 13:35:36 EST 2003


Micropropagation Organic?


But on the other hand, we are very close to the same
> techniques used to genetically modify plant DNA.  Specifically  this is
just
> a propagation technique, i.e. cloning, but we would not be modifying the
> genes of the plants.
>
> So can micropropagation of plants be allowed as organic?
>
> Paul Bock
 The question of what is the relation of "organic" to the amount of input
from man verses the amount of input from nature would need to be defined to
answer your question, perhaps.
Bob C




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