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Russia mulls buffer zones for GM crops

Russian legislators have introduced a bill in the lower house of Parliament, the State Duma, proposing the establishment of buffer zones around fields growing genetically modified crops, report Russian media. One of the legislators initiating the bill, Anton Belyakov, has been reported as saying that Russia has no legal prohibition on the cultivation of GM crops. He views the bill as providing protection to Russian farmers of conventional crops not only from GM crops being cultivated on neighbouring farms, but also from neighbouring countries such as Ukraine. There have been no approvals for the cultivation of GM lines in either of the countries ( Agrow No 592, pp 8-10).

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