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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 ...

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