James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625. Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved genetically engineered high-yield tobacco plants for outdoor testing in 1986.
- GENE-ALTERED TOBACCO IS PLANTED IN WISCONSIN – The New York Times
May 31, 1986, Page 001009 The New York Times Archives … The modified tobacco plants are the second living genetically engineered …
- TOBACCO PLANT WITH FIREFLY GENE IMPLANT GROWS – New York Times
November 7, 1986, Page 00012 The New York Times Archives. Tobacco plants have been genetically altered so that they emit light on orders …
- Tobacco Plant Lights Up After Scientists Insert Firefly Gene
In 1986, Univ. of California scientists use genetic engineering to insert into a tobacco plant the gene from the firefly that produces its chemical glow. The result: a tobacco plant that glows in the dark. … Scientists in California have produced a tobacco plant that glows in the …
- History of genetic engineering – Wikipedia
Genetic recombination caused by human activity has been occurring since around 12,000 BC, …. The first genetically engineered plant was tobacco, reported in 1983. It was developed by … In 1986 the OSTP assigned regulatory approval of genetically modified plants in the US to the USDA, FDA and EPA. In the late 1980s …
- Genetically Engineered Tobacco Does Photosynthesis More Efficiently …
The modification beefed up plant biomass by 40 percent in field tests.
King James I of England was an anti-smoking crusader following tobacco imports from Jamestown, VA, USA beginning in 1613. Continue reading
James A. Bonsack in 1881, patented in the USA, his Cigarette-rolling machine. Continue reading