TITLE

Biotech crops needed to insure adequate supply of food, fiber

AUTHOR(S)
Brandon, Hembree
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;12/1/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 27, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the requirements of the biotechnical crops. Forecasts indicate that the agricultural chemical and agricultural biotechnology markets will continue to grow over the next five years. Worldwide sales of agricultural chemicals is forecast to reach $27.3 billion by 2008. Genetically modified crops have carved a substantial niche in the overall seed market. The reduction in sales of conventional seeds has been more than offset by sales of genetically enhanced seed. There shall be growing opportunities for genetically modified seed and the expansion of this technology around the world will be significant.
ACCESSION #
15247714

 

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