In Depth: How China Took Another Step Forward on Genetically Modified Farming
It’s been over a decade since China first granted approval for the commercial production of insect-resistant cotton and disease-resistant papaya. But while many of the worlds’ top crop producing countries have been busy since the turn of the century letting businesses grow genetically modified seeds and crops, China’s top policymakers have held back.
China’s plans to permit the commercialization of genetically modified (GM) crops have this year finally taken a step forward.
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