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Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2014

FACT # 1. 2014 was the 19th year of successful commercialization of biotech crops. Since the first plantings in 1996, an unprecedented cumulative hectarage of more than 1.8 billion hectares (more than 4 billion acres for the first time) have been successfully cultivated, equivalent to ~80% more than the total land mass…