Global Status of Transgenic Crops in 1997

ISAAA Brief 5-1997

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Description: During the twelve year period 1986 to 1997, approximately 25,000 transgenic crop field trials were conducted globally on more than 60 crops with 10 traits in 45 countries. Of this total of 25,000, 15,000 field trials (60 percent) were conducted during the first ten year period, 1986 to 1995, and 10,000 (40 percent) in the last two year period, 1996-1997. Seventy-two percent of all the transgenic crop field trials were conducted in the USA and Canada followed in descending order by Europe, Latin America and Asia, with the few conducted in Africa limited to South Africa.
Author: Clive James
Published by: ISAAA
Copyright: ISAAA
Correct citation: James, C. 1997. Global Status of Transgenic Crops in 1997. ISAAA Briefs No. 5. ISAAA: Ithaca, NY. pp. 31. 
 
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