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Food security: Socio-econonomic and environmental impacts of crop biotechnology

May 29, 2012

The economic impact of crop biotechnology continued to grow, according to a recently released report. The growth was particularly dramatic in the developing world. “The environment in user countries is benefiting from farmers using more benign herbicides or replacing insecticide use with insect resistant GM crops,” said Graham Brookes, director of PG Economics, co-author of the report.

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