On the left of each row: wilted conventional potato plants without resistance to the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. Next to them are surviving rows of J.R. Simplot Co.'s genetically engineered potato plants that resist the disease. This 2013 photo was taken at Michigan State University and supplied by J.R. Simplot Co.
On the left of each row: wilted conventional potato plants without resistance to the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. Next to them are surviving rows of J.R. Simplot Co.'s genetically engineered potato plants that resist the disease. This 2013 photo was taken at Michigan State University and supplied by J.R. Simplot Co. Nicolas Champouret J.R. Simplot Co. via AP
On the left of each row: wilted conventional potato plants without resistance to the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. Next to them are surviving rows of J.R. Simplot Co.'s genetically engineered potato plants that resist the disease. This 2013 photo was taken at Michigan State University and supplied by J.R. Simplot Co. Nicolas Champouret J.R. Simplot Co. via AP

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