Author: Dr Francisco José Areal

GM crops, developing countries and food security

Dr Emilio Rodriguez-Cerezo,
Dr Paura Riesgo,
Dr Francisco José Areal
Summary The agronomic and economic performance of genetically modified (GM) crops relative to their conventional counterparts has been largely investigated worldwide. As a result there is considerable information to conduct a meta-analysis to evaluate the agronomic and economic relative performance of GM crops vs. non GM crops by crop, GM trait, and country’s level of development. Such meta-analysis has been recently conducted showing that overall GM crops outperform non GM crops in both …