Genetically Modified (GM) Seeds and Crops/R&D Investment Is High, Business and Industry Trends Analysis

Agricultural biotechnology first became a significant commercial industry during the 1980s and 1990s.  Chemical and seed companies were focused on developing genetically modified seeds and plants that had higher yields, better nutritional qualities and/or resistance to diseases, drought, herbicides or insects.  Additional traits of GM plants may include resistance to temperature and moisture extremes.  (Such plants are often described as a genetically modified organisms or GMOs.) According to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), 179.7 million hectares of biotech or GM crops were grown globally in 2015, down slightly from 181.5 million hectares in 2014, but…

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