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GM crops: A story in numbers

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In the nearly two decades since they were first commercialized, genetically modified (GM) crops have gained ground on their conventional counterparts. The vast majority are grown in five countries. Four crops feature, with two main traits: herbicide tolerance and insect resistance. See slideshow (below).

  1. Data provided by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (isaaa.org)

  2. Data provided by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (isaaa.org)

  3. Data provided by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (isaaa.org)

  4. Data provided by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (isaaa.org)

Journal name:
Nature
Volume:
497,
Pages:
22–23
Date published:
()
DOI:
doi:10.1038/497022a

Corrections

Corrected:

The world map originally highlighted Slovenia instead of Slovakia as one of the world’s GM-crop producers. This error has now been fixed.

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