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By Marty D. Matlock, Jennie S. Popp, Molly M. Jahn, Nathan P. Kemper

ISBN-10: 113923028X

ISBN-13: 9781139230285

It is a multidisciplinary quantity at the use of agricultural biotechnology to supply a sustainable nutrition provide.

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6 Million Has. 05 Million Has. 9 Million Has. 1 Million Has. 4 Million Has. 2 Million Has. 3 Million Has. Soybean Maize, Soybean, Canola Soybean, Maize, Cotton Soybean, Maize Soybean, Maize, Cotton Maize, Soybean, Cotton Cotton * 17 biotech mega-countries growing 50,000 hectares, or more, of biotech crops. 1. Levels of Adoption of GE Crops Worldwide. Source: James (2010). and cotton and India’s growing Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton, the developing world had a fraction of its total area planted in GE crops.

Production recovery period up to 2007 is removed and we look at the 2007–17 period only, the differences in growth rates are much smaller. FAO projects that the rates of growth in the 10-year FAPRI projection would continue to 2030. Longer term production growth is slightly lower. Comparing FAO and IFPRI and looking only at the 2000 to 2050 summaries, there is sufficient evidence to conclude that the assessments are very similar. IFPRI analysis projects slightly higher growth rates in grain production, especially coarse grains, which reflect the growth of biofuel feedstock demand at least through 2020 and a slightly higher rate of population growth.

92, percent per annum in this scenario. 6). The fruition of these conditions would imply a real price decline from 2008 to 2025 similar to the real wheat and maize price declines from 1985 to 2000 and a decline from 2008 to 2050 similar to the real wheat and maize price declines from 1981 to 2000; therefore these projections are well within the recent patterns of market behavior in even shorter time periods. The increased production and lower real prices would significantly increase the calorie availability and reduce the number of malnourished children, according to the IFPRI analysis.

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