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Through the creation and sharing of research and knowledge, ABCA's work aims to place biotechnology and gene technology into context as another invaluable innovation for Australian agriculture, ensuring that science guides public policy for the future of farming... More than 18 million growers in 27 countries planted GM crops across 175.2 million hectares in 2013, which is a three per cent increase from 2012, according to the latest annual figures released by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)... In passing the Biosafety and Biotechnology Law, Dr Oteng-Adjei said Ghana had no option but to adopt GM crop innovations to enhance agricultural production through scientific methods, and that "there was the need to put in place the necessary infrastructure to begin its [GMO] commercialisation in the country"...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Through the creation and sharing of research and knowledge, ABCA's work aims to place biotechnology and gene technology into context as another invaluable innovation for Australian agriculture, ensuring that science guides public policy for the future of farming... More than 18 million growers in 27 countries planted GM crops across 175.2 million hectares in 2013, which is a three per cent increase from 2012, according to the latest annual figures released by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)... In passing the Biosafety and Biotechnology Law, Dr Oteng-Adjei said Ghana had no option but to adopt GM crop innovations to enhance agricultural production through scientific methods, and that "there was the need to put in place the necessary infrastructure to begin its [GMO] commercialisation in the country"...
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The latest annual statistics regarding the global use of GM crops show that growers continue to reap the economic and environmental benefits of agricultural biotechnology, particularly in developing countries, after two decades of use... Since 1996 when GM crops were planted on just 1.7 million hectares, they have now been planted across close to 200 million hectares of arable land worldwide... Growers in up to 28 countries have reaped more than US$150 billion (A$202 billion) in benefits from their use...
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In September, the research results of a team of French university scientists studying rats fed a particular GM maize variety that experienced negative health effects were published in the Food and Chemical Toxicology journal... Some of the shortcomings of the research, according to EFSA, include that the strain of rat used in the two-year study is prone to developing tumours during their life expectancy of approximately two years regardless of any treatment and that the researchers have not complied with internationally recognised methods for setting up and carrying out experiments... For example, a minimum of 50 rats is required per treatment group in order to draw firm conclusions and the authors used only 10 rodents per group...
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" GCTV7: Maize Industry confident 04 May 2012 Maize growers in Australia have reason to feel confident about the future... Highly productive in good seasons, 32.77: with flexible options for planting and harvest, 35.73: maize remains relatively unscathed by pre-harvest rainfall, and has numerous varieties for a 41.59: diverse range of uses... 69.72: Narrator: With demand in east and southeast Asia expected 73.67: to rise by 50 percent in the next eight years; major maize producing countries like China 79.33: and India becoming nett importers; and the US 83.34: increasingly using maize for ethanol production; opportunities for Australian maize exports 88.59: into Asia should increase significantly...
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