APPLYING BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
o Applying scope of biotechnology.
o Define biotechnology
o Describing biotechnology
o Giving examples of biotechnology applications.
• Outlining the process of fermentation
o Microorganisms in food and beverage production
• Identifying mushroom cultivation requirements.
Growth requirements of fungi
Symbiotic relationship of fungi and other organisms
Outlining the significance of antibiotics
Types of antibiotics
Apply seed testing technique (Lab technique)
▪ Germination test
▪ Test for viability ( TZ Test)
▪ Weed test
Identifying transgenic organisms
▪ Defining Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
▪ Production of GMOs
Production of antibiotics and insulin by natural or GMO
Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any
technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to
make or modify products or processes for specific use or benefit of man
In short, biotechnology involves the exploitation of biological processes for industrial and other
purposes, especially the genetic manipulation of microorga ...
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