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GM crops to boost Malaysia’s food security

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Rapid population growth, climate change, escalating food prices, diminishing agricultural land and water resources pose a serious setback in increasing food output to feed the world’s fast growing population. Hence, scientists have to seek better solutions for farmers for increasing productivity on smaller tracts of land using less water, energy, fertilisers and pesticides. Local researchers, like their counterparts in the developed world, believe that Genetic Modification (GM) Technology could well be the holy grail for enhancing the country’s food output in the future.

View the original article here: GM Crops To Boost Malaysia’s Food Security – Bernama

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