After 20 years, plantings of GE crops plateau

A slump in commodity prices stalled worldwide plantings of genetically engineered crops at 179.7 million hectares (444 million acres) in 2015, says a group that encourages use of agricultural biotechnology. The report by International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications marked the 20th anniversary of the commercialization of GE crops. In the first year,… » Read More

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