We depend on plants for our food and much more. Take a look around your room. Almost everything in it is made from plants. Without plants you would not have sheets on your bed or paint on your walls. Your books would have no pages. The t-shirts and blue jeans in your closet would not be there. Even the gum you are chewing would disappear.

This website focuses on how farmers and scientists study and use DNA to get the crops we want. Click on the tabs above to learn more about DNA, clones, mutants and genetic engineering. Look for the links that tell about Hawaii connections to DNA in agriculture.