South Africa: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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The production area of genetically engineered (GE) corn, soybean and cotton in South Africa is estimated at around 2.7 million hectares. An estimated 94 percent of corn plantings, more than 95 percent of soybeans plantings, and all cotton plantings in South Africa are with GE seeds. This confirms South Africa as the ninth largest producer of GE crops in the world and by far the largest in Africa.  

South Africa: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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