Genetically Engineered Plants Occur in Large Scale Naturally- Crop Biotech Update (October 16, 2019) | ISAAA.org

Genetically Engineered Plants Occur in Large Scale Naturally- Crop Biotech Update (October 16, 2019) | ISAAA.org
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Viewpoint: Growing GMO crops provides 4 major health benefits you probably didn’t know about | Genetic Literacy Project

While the application of agricultural chemicals is highly mechanized in industrial countries, the same cannot be said for developing countries, where most
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World’s favorite banana faces extinction. Are GMOs, CRISPR the final hope? | Genetic Literacy Project

The race to engineer the next-generation banana is on. The Colombian government confirmed that a banana-killing fungus has invaded the Americas — the
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South Korea develops 13 GMO crops in 7 years to battle drought, pests | Genetic Literacy Project

In South Korea, the National Center for GM Crops (NCGC) aims to enhance national food security and to turn agriculture into a major national leading
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Infographic: GMO crops ‘wreck’ the environment, human health? Latest evidence says otherwise | Genetic Literacy Project

“GMOs are not saving farmers money, they’re not producing higher yields, and perhaps most significantly they’re wrecking the environment and human
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Education, politics, religion may have no impact on our acceptance of GMOs | Genetic Literacy Project

A study examining the public’s 2006 views on GMOs offers a glimpse into the evolution of the ongoing debate over GMO foods. The study also suggests that education levels have little influence over people’s beliefs.
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GMO crops cover 191 million hectares worldwide—113-fold increase since 1996 | Genetic Literacy Project

Biotechnology can be used to develop stress-tolerant and more nutritious crop varieties to protect natural resources and human health. Each biotech crop
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USDA green lights commercialization of GMO, drought-tolerant soybean | Genetic Literacy Project

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has given its approval to Verdeca for HB4® drought tolerant soybeans which will allow for commercialization in
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140+ Mexican scientists urge president not to issue decree urged by ‘activists, painters and chefs’ banning GMO research | Genetic Literacy Project

Members of the academic community related to biotechnology, bioengineering, genomics and related disciplines express their concern about the possibility
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