Plant Biotech Trends 2013

Plant Biotech Trends 2013

Author: ChemViews Magazine

During the last 18 years the global area of biotech crops increased more than 100-fold to 175 Million Has. 27 countries planted biotech crops in 2013. The US continues to be the largest producer of biotech crops, followed by Brazil and Argentina [1].


Total Increase of Biotech Crops Worldwide

Total Increase of Biotech Crops Worldwide

Top 5 Countries Planting Biotech Crops

Adoption by Crop (% of Global Biotech Planting)


Reference

[1] C. James, 2013 ISAAA Report on Global Status of Biotech/GM Crops, International Service for the Acquisition Of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), 2013.

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