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biotechnology in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbiotechnologybi‧o‧tech‧nol‧o‧gy /ˌbaɪəʊtekˈnɒlədʒi $ ˌbaɪoʊtekˈnɑː-/ ●○○ (also biotech /ˈbaɪəʊtek $ ˈbaɪoʊ-/ informal) noun [uncountable]  the use of living things such as cells, bacteria etc to make drugs, destroy waste matter etc the biotech industriesbiotechnological /ˌbaɪəʊteknəˈlɒdʒɪkəl $ ˌbaɪoʊteknəˈlɑː-/ adjective
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biotechnologyBill says on the last visit to her Outer Banks cottage, he and Ann played miniature golf and discussed biotechnology.But this is the first major announcement of aid for the drug industry, apart from £9 million for biotechnology research last month.These two truly began the new age of cloning-which means they initiated a new age of biotechnology.Today it might be computers or biotechnology.These will form the basis for its future plans in plant biotechnology.For foreign exchange, the government hopes to develop the tourist business and its chief pride, biotechnology.Development of this approach in experimental closed ecosystems promises big terrestrial payoffs from this form of space biotechnology.So is a speeding up of the process through biotechnology really any different?