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Challenges of transgenic crop commercialization in China

Transgenic biotechnology offers great opportunities for food security. But the potential effects on human health and the environment are a major concern to the public, which hinders the application of the technology. Along with continually implementing rigid biosafety assessment, educating the public is critical for promoting transgenic crops in China.

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Figure 1: GM versus non-GM crops.



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Lu, BR. Challenges of transgenic crop commercialization in China. Nature Plants 2, 16077 (2016).

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