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Re: rice and judging, archive 2425

 >>Is daffodil or any of its parts edible?
 >>Roberto Verzola
 >The vitamin A precursor is! And that is what is being provided to
 >the rice.

I take it from your response that daffodils are not edible. So, if
this is correct, then the beta-carotene (BC) rice being developed will
actually contain a gene from another plant that human beings do not
normally eat.