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for Independent Weekly Vol. 11 Issue 14, Apr 1993
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The biotechnology industry, which has some 67 firms in North Carolina, is on the verge of developing plants with new genes that naturally resist insects, as an alternative to creating potentially harmful chemical-resistant crops.
Biotechnological research with tobacco plants can provide an alternative market for North Carolina's tobacco farmers as well as cheaper drugs used in the treatment of cancer and cheaper foods for consumers.