Genetically Modified Crops and Food Security

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Qaim, Matin; Kouser, Shahzad;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3674000, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064879
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Biotechnology | Research Article | Biology | Plant Biotechnology | Animal products; Cotton Farms; Food consumption; Genetically modified crops; India; Livestock care | Economic Development | Medicine | Crops | Agriculture | Science Policy and Economics | Q | Malnutrition | Development Economics | R | Agricultural Biotechnology | Nutrition | Economics | Agricultural Economics | Science | Plant Science | Science Policy | Pest Control | Sustainable Agriculture

The role of genetically modified (GM) crops for food security is the subject of public controversy. GM crops could contribute to food production increases and higher food availability. There may also be impacts on food quality and nutrient composition. Finally, growing ... View more
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