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Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 1996 to 2015

TOP TEN FACTS about Biotech/GM Crops in their First 20 Years, 1996 to 2015 FACT # 1. 2015 marked the 20th year of the successful commercialization of biotech crops. An unprecedented cumulative hectarage of 2 billion hectares of biotech crops, equivalent to twice the total land mass of the US (937 million hectares),…