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Brazil again leads global GM crop expansion

Brazil was again the country contributing most of the global increase in plantings of genetically modified crops in 2012, according to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA). Brazil has led GM crop expansion for the past four years. GM crop plantings in the country grew by 6.3 million ha, or 21%, to 36.6 million ha. That represents 21% of the global GM crop area. Plantings worldwide were up by 6% to 170.3 million ha, a 100-fold increase on the 1.7 million ha grown in 1996.



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