Economic and agronomic impact of commercialized GM crops: a meta-analysis

  title={Economic and agronomic impact of commercialized GM crops: a meta-analysis},
  author={Francisco Jose Areal and Laura Riesgo and Emilio Rodr{\'i}guez-Cerezo},
  journal={The Journal of Agricultural Science},
  pages={7 - 33}
SUMMARY The present paper presents a meta-analysis of the economic and agronomic performance of genetically modified (GM) crops worldwide. Bayesian, classical and non-parametric approaches were used to evaluate the performance of GM crops v. their conventional counterparts. The two main GM crop traits (herbicide tolerant (HT) and insect resistant (Bt)) and three of the main GM crops produced worldwide (Bt cotton, HT soybean and Bt maize) were analysed in terms of yield, production cost and… Expand
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