Area un­der biotech crops falls in 2014

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE -

China grew 3.9 mil­lion hectares of biotech crops in 2014, down from 4.2 mil­lion hectares in 2013, ac­cord­ing to a re­port re­leased by the In­ter­na­tional Ser­vice for the Ac­qui­si­tion of Agri-Biotech Ap­pli­ca­tions. It re­mains the sixth-largest coun­try glob­ally in terms of acreage of farm­ing us­ing ge­netic mod­i­fi­ca­tion tech­nol­ogy, which is con­tro­ver­sial in China.

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