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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

GMO Crops Yield Less or Same as Conventional

The yields of all major GM crop varieties in cultivation are lower than, or at best, equivalent to, yields from non-GM varieties. $$$ quote from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) “currently available GM crops do not increase the yield potential of a hybrid variety. […] In fact, yield may even decrease if the varieties used to carry the herbicide tolerant or insect-resistant genes are not the highest yielding cultivars.”
More here.

posted by CASFS 2006 @ 6:08 PM

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