GMOs: fastest adopted crop technology in ‘history of modern agriculture’

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Biotech crops are considered as the fastest adopted crop technology in the history of modern agriculture, according to ISAAA Pocket K 16: Biotech Crop Highlights in 2018. From the initial planting of 1.7 million hectares in 1996 when the first biotech crop was commercialized, the 191.7 million hectares planted in 2018 indicates a ~113-fold increase.

Of the 26 countries that planted biotech crops in 2018, 18 countries were considered as biotech mega-countries, which grew at least 50,000 hectares.

Read full, original article: Biotech Crops are the Fastest Adopted Crop Technology, ISAAA

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