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Can a fertilizer alter a plant genetically or cause future mutations?
Question Date: 2012-01-12
Answer 1:

No, fertilizers and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are two different agricultural topics. Fertilizers are used on plants to help them grow, while genetic engineering creates new species of plants that are optimized to grow under certain conditions (for instance, to resist a particular herbicide.

Answer 2:

Fertilizers should not be able to genetically modify or mutate a plant.Fertilizer is just an additional amount of the same kinds of nutrients the plants are already getting naturally from the soil.

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