Hybrid is a generic term can be used for GMO as well. read the fine prints
Hybridisation of seeds or livestock is normally done through selective breeding as well. for eg a Desi zebu cow impregnated with Imported breed.
This process is present in nature as well, but rather a slow version.
GMO - Genetic modification Organism.
However in GMO’s case modern science does it in labs by insertion or deletion of genes. This genes usually come from a different species all together. for eg fish gene used in poultry or cotton seeds with pig genes.
Now once the particular variety is developed. This is given a field trail and then seeds or the particular GMO product is sent to various places for further evaluation. I mean to say actually experimenting it on humans and fields before it is fully established.
I say this because DDT once was considered good for humans by FDA. There are many more such examples.
Initially insulin produced for humans were from pig and cows intestine. Insulin from these sources is effective in humans. This as per me is GM substance. Vaccine is also on similar lines. So almost all humans who are vaccinated are products of GMO.
BT crops normally produce toxin in them self so particular type of insects don’t attack. I repeat particular type of insects, so GM crop may get infected tomorrow or may be after few years. who knows, nature keeps evolving.
Vaccine does the sample work on human body. but aren’t humans getting killed with unknow diseases now? When doctors are clueless they term it as autoimmune disorder or allergy.
So it is complete non-sense to say GMO seeds are safe and it will address world’s food security.
Soul reason of farmers killing them self is because of hybrid and GMO seeds(heavy input involved) added with other socio-economic issues. Getting back to nature is the only solution. which is only possible after a major catastrophe.
you can read this wonderful post on GMO and food security.
forbes.com/sites/bethhoffman … -bad-idea/