Chemical Industry Weekly Innovation News Round-up, March 2
10:01 AM MST | March 2, 2012 | Alex Scott
So called megatrends associated with earth's growing human population have been in evidence this week: In the agchems field the adoption of GM crops by area grew 8% in 2011 to 160 million Ha, according to a study by report by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA; Manila), a not-for-profit international organization promoting the use of GM technology. Arguably, the most interesting statistic from this study is the finding that the land under GM cultivation avoided emission to the environment of 19 million m.t. of CO2 ...
Already an IHS Chemical Week member? Login here
Forgot your user ID or password? Click here to have it sent to you.
Click here for 6 months access to the lates news, data and statistics on sustainability. PLUS all the news and analysis from the Chemical Week editorial team updated everyday on IHS Chemical Week