USA: Global GM crop output shows steady growth
New figures show that more and more genetically modified crops are being planted, despite ongoing reservations about the technology in many countries. The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA), an organisation promoting the sharing of GM technology, said that the area of land devoted to GM crops grew by 12% in 2002 to 58.7m hectares, the Financial Times reported.
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