Report Says GMO Crops on Rise Globally

Farmers around the world continued to plant more land with genetically modified crops in 2007, according to a biotech industry-sponsored report released Wednesday. Here are key facts from the report issued by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications, also known as ISAAA: * Biotech crop acres in 2007 totaled 114.3 million hectares, or 282.4 million acres, an increase of 12 percent over 2006.

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