UK: Leaked GM trial results show some crops harm, some help the environment
Preliminary results leaked from trials of genetically modified crops show that some are damaging the environment while others appear to be beneficial. The results indicate that modified maize has reduced the use of herbicides, and stimulated the growth of grasses, weeds and seeds that prevent soil erosion and provide food for wildlife, reports the Sunday Times. However, modified oilseed rape and beet have done the opposite and are damaging the environment.
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