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The essential need for GM crops

Nature Plants volume 2, Article number: 16078 (2016) | Download Citation

The need for GM crops is growing rapidly as a consequence of the overriding priority for the sustainable generation of vastly increased food production. Although demands for energy and raw materials from the bioeconomy remain, they may become eclipsed by the quest for more food.

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  1. John A. Pickett is the Michael Elliott Distinguished Research Fellow at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK.

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