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ISAAA: Developing countries lead growth of biotech crops

8:25 AM MST | February 13, 2014 | Rebecca Coons

Global biotech crop hectarage grew 3%, or 5 million hectares, in 2013, according to a report from the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA). More than 18 million farmers in 27 countries planted biotech crops in 2013, which also marks the first-ever commercial plantings of drought-tolerant biotech maize in the United States. Global biotech crop hectarage has increased from 1.7 million hectares in 1996 to over 175 million hectares in 2013. During this 18-year period, more than a 100-fold increase of commercial biotech crop...

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