Biotech Updates

Report Tackles Role of Biotech Crops in Soil Conservation

December 21, 2016

Fundacion Antama released a report on the role of biotech crops in soil conservation. According to the report, when the population reaches 9 billion by 2050, a significant portion of agricultural land will be used for human habitat. With a higher demand for food, there will also be less land to grow food crops. GM crops addresses this challenge by allowing actual increase in agricultural production without the need to add more land. Furthermore, GM crops allow savings in water for cultivation, increased CO2 fixation, and greater soil conservation.

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