Genetically Modified Crops: the Fastest Adopted Crop Technology in the History of Modern Agriculture
World Food Prize Laureate and renowed rice breeder Dr. Gurdev Khush authored a commentary on Genetically Modified Crops: the Fastest Adopted Crop Technology in the History of Modern Agriculture. Dr. Khush expounded on biotech crops and how it can contribute to food security. He also cited data from Dr. Clive James' Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/ GM crops: 2011 as an essential reference for those who are concerned on food security.
The commentary can be downloaded at http://www.agricultureandfoodsecurity.com/content/pdf/2048-7010-1-14.pdf.
This article is part of the Crop Biotech Update, a weekly summary of world developments in agri-biotech for developing countries, produced by the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology, International Service for the Aquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications SEAsiaCenter (ISAAA)