FYI: 'Black Pearl' pepper

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  1. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    ARS plant geneticists John Stommel,

    has it had its genes tinkered with?
     
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    I suspect not, considering they do led with the verb "bred" in the first sentence. So, the genetics are tinkered with as much as any traditional breeding system, but I doubt any insertion or deletion of genes through modern biotech was used.
     
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    Glad to hear that.
     
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