The benefits of GM crops: The studies pile up

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A number of recent studies and reports have continued to provide evidence that genetically modified crops provide significant benefits to both farmers and consumers. The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) reported that global biotech crops increased by 12 million hectares to 160 million hectare from 2010 to 2011, an increase of eight percent. The principal reason behind this growth, ISAAA says, is that “biotech crops deliver substantial, and sustainable, socio-economic and environmental benefits.”

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