publication . Article . Review . 2015

Genetically Modified Crops: Towards Agricultural Growth, Agricultural Development, or Agricultural Sustainability?

Azadi, Hossein; Ghanian, Mansour; Ghuchani, Omid M.; Rafiaani, Parisa; Taning, Clauvis N. T.; Hajivand, Roghaye Y.; Dogot, Thomas;
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  • Published: 02 Feb 2015 Journal: Food Reviews International, volume 31, pages 195-221 (issn: 8755-9129, eissn: 1525-6103, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
The present debate on how to increase global food production in a sustainable way has focused on arguments over the pros and cons of genetically modified (GM) crops. Scientists in both public and private sectors clearly regard GM technology as a major new set of tools, whereas industry sees it as an opportunity for increased profits. However, it remains questionable whether GM crops can contribute to agricultural growth, agricultural development, and agricultural sustainability. This review paper examines and discusses the role of GM crops in agricultural growth, agricultural development, and agricultural sustainability. Although the contribution of GM crops to ...
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free text keywords: Food Science, General Chemical Engineering, Agricultural marketing, Sustainability, Biology, Green Revolution, Agricultural productivity, Agricultural communication, Good agricultural practice, Agriculture, business.industry, business, Agricultural economics, Food security, Green revolution; Gene revolution; Food safety; Food security; Agricultural technology; Food policy
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publication . Article . Review . 2015

Genetically Modified Crops: Towards Agricultural Growth, Agricultural Development, or Agricultural Sustainability?

Azadi, Hossein; Ghanian, Mansour; Ghuchani, Omid M.; Rafiaani, Parisa; Taning, Clauvis N. T.; Hajivand, Roghaye Y.; Dogot, Thomas;