Global plant­ing area for biotech crops rises in 2013

China Daily (Canada) - - BUSINESS -

The global plant­ing area of biotech crops in­creased by 3 per­cent — 5 mil­lion hectares — year-on-year in 2013, ac­cord­ing to a re­port re­leased by the In­ter­na­tional Ser­vice for the Ac­qui­si­tion of Agri-Biotech Ap­pli­ca­tions on Thurs­day in Bei­jing. The ser­vice, which ad­vo­cates the use of biotech­nol­ogy, said 18 mil­lion farm­ers in 27 coun­tries planted

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