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Farmers plant fewer genetically modified crops

by Andrea Widener
April 18, 2016 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 94, ISSUE 16

For the first time since 1996, farmers worldwide planted fewer acres of genetically modified crops in 2015, down 1% from 2014 to 444.0 million acres. The decline is partly attributable to increased regulation, according to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, the industry group that reported the results.

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Source: International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications
Source: International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications
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