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Figure 1: Cumulative Bt maize plantings (ha) per member state in the EU (1997–2008).
Figure 2: Isolation distances (m) proposed by European member states to ensure coexistence between GM and conventional non-GM maize (adapted from the EC's report on the implementation of national measures on the coexistence of GM crops with conventional and organic farming3).


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Devos, Y., Demont, M. & Sanvido, O. Coexistence in the EU—return of the moratorium on GM crops?. Nat Biotechnol 26, 1223–1225 (2008).

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