A gene for disease resistance in fir trees is transferred to pine trees using modern DNA technology. How might this be economically helpful to tree farmers?
A. Abnormal pine tree growth would be eliminated.
B. Erosion of topsoil would no longer be a concern.
C. Pine trees would be safe from pine beetle attacks.
D. More pine trees would live to maturity, increasing lumber output.
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Other quiz: Types of Reproduction
Why does sexual reproduction result in more genetic diversity than asexual reproduction?
A. Traits from two parents are combined
B. More organisms reproduce this way
C. Offspring grow in different environments.
D. Offspring come from identical parents.