GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2010

GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2010

This new study by UK-based PG Economics presents the findings of research on global socio-economic and environmental impact of biotech crops from 1996-2010, since they were first commercially planted on a significant area.

This study presents the findings of research into the global socio-economic and environmental impact of biotech crops in the fifteen years since they were first commercially planted on a significant area. It focuses on the farm level economic effects, the production effects, the environmental impact resulting from changes in the use of insecticides and herbicides, and the contribution towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

See Also

Report: Global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996- 2009.

Report: Herbicide tolerance & GM crops.

Report: Assessment of the economic performance of GM crops worldwide.

Report: Agricultural biotechnology.

Report: Biotech crops in India.

Feature: Agriculture ministry bats for GM crops.

Feature: Cleaning the cotton stain.

Feature: Untangling India's Bt cotton...

Feature: Who is watching GM crops?

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