Researchers Use Order Theory to Show the Connection Between CO2 Emission and GM CropsApril 24, 2019
Genetic modification (GM) and climate change are two ecological issues that are highly debated globally. GM crops is one of the proposed solutions in decreasing the impacts of agricultural processes on the environment and to increase production as well. In 2017, 27 countries have planted GM crops.
Nancy Y. Quintero and Isaac Cohen from Universidad de Pamplona (Colombia) and Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (Argentina), respectively, released an article to give insights about the possible linkages between the cultivated areas and the CO2 emissions in the GM-adopting countries. They also aimed to establish meaningful connections between attributes related to socio-economic situations and the environmental impacts of GM crops. To give mathematical support to such links, they used the methodology called Order Theory, which tackles binary relations in analysis.
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