Biotech Country Facts and Trends (Industrial Countries)December 20, 2017
ISAAA releases an additional set of four countries to the series Biotech Country Facts and Trends. The new set includes the four industrial countries in the 18 biotech mega-countries in 2016 that grew 50,000 hectares, or more, of biotech crops: United States of America, Canada, Australia, and Spain.
Biotech Country Facts and Trends are concise summaries highlighting the commercialization of biotech crops in specific countries. Data on biotech crop commercialization (area and adoption), approvals and planting, benefits and future prospects for each country are presented in a brief and easily understandable manner. The contents are based on ISAAA Brief 52, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2016.
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- Large Scale Trials Reveal Secrets to Adaptation of Modern Corn Hybrids
- Society of Toxicology: No Verifiable Evidence of Potential for Adverse Health Effects of GE Crops
- Temple University Study Did Not Conclude Link Between Canola Oil Consumption and Alzheimer's
- CSIRO Scientists Develop New Type of Wheat with Ten Times More Fiber
- Study Reveals New Insight into "Immortal" Plant Cells
- Scientists Report New Signaling Pathway for Chilling Tolerance in Rice
- Aquaporin Gene Increases Fruit Size and Enhances Drought Tolerance in Tomato
- Overexpression of AtEDT1 Gene Confers Drought Tolerance in Alfalfa
Plant Breeding Innovations
- Knock-out of OsAnn3 Decreases Cold Tolerance in Rice
- Scientists Use CRISPR to Modify Promoters and Boost Crop Yields
Beyond Crop Biotech
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- Biotech Country Facts and Trends (Industrial Countries)
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