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Do hybrid seeds, vegetables and fruits affect your body?

A high-tech world always prefers advanced and new technology nowadays. Farmers are also using the hybrid seeds in horticulture and agriculture. But is it really good for human health considering the fact that we rely entirely on the green vegetables and fruits. Hybrid is a mixture of two in uncertain proportion. They are produced by cross- pollination of two different strains of plant. On the surface, that sounds like a win-win, but hybrid seeds have some drawbacks too. Indeed, by chance or design (and increasingly by design), many hybrid plants produce no seeds at all. It is not always true that hybrids are bad for us and our health. Sometimes they can be good and sometimes not. It all depends upon the characteristics of the hybrid and its parent plants.

Many times these hybrids grow spontaneously because of natural causes and many times scientist creates such hybrids to improve their value. A very common example of this is a shrub rose giving flowers of two colours, which may be red and pink.

Hybrid seeds are scientifically produced, either to sell to consumers or to grow commercial crops. Anything which is created by science and technology as hybrid will not come into the market or be launched by government directly. These products initially go for 3 phase trails and checked for their effects on the human body, and then only they are allowed to be sold in the market. As such, the hybridization often focuses on pest or disease resistance, colour, size, and how well the harvested crop responds to transporting. Nutritional values are rarely a concern, and may suffer in comparison to non-hybrid seeds.

Hybrids are not a big deal either way. They are just another type of vegetable, only cross-bred to maximize desired traits, like durability, yield, size, and taste. Eat them, or do not, but do not fret.

Editorial Desk at Agrigate.Global

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