f} an organism derived or produced by altering or modifying the genetic material of an organism through the use of biological techniques such as recombinant DNA technology, molecular biology, cell or tissue culture, cell fusion, artificial mutagenesis, or through the use of a vector system such as virus, phage, plasmid but not through the ways that occur naturally by mating, mutation or recombination processes.
Source: Sri Lanka (1999) Plant Protection Act, No. 35 of 1999.
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Date of entry: 24/10/2005