GMOs may involve the splicing of genes from other organisms, like bacteria, to give plants desired traits. Such as being more resistant to pests.  Over time, farmers have used selective breeding for desired traits as well.

1.Wild Watermelon

17th-century painting by Giovanni Stanchi shows us how watermelons would look if they were not genetically modified to have less seeds.

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Image Source: neeklette tumblr (left) 17 century painting by painting by Giovanni Stanchi (right)

2.Wild Banana

The first bananas may have been cultivated as early as 10,000 years ago in the area that we now know as Papua New Guinea as well as Southeast Asia. Modern bananas came from two wild varieties: Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana. These varieties had large had seeds.


3. Wild Corn

North American sweetcorn was bred from the barely edible teosinte plant. Natural corn (top) was first domesticated in 7,000 BC. It was then, even more, modified into the corn we now know.

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