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proportions of GE crops

On Sun, 22 Nov 1998 wrote:

> Two questions,
> Anybody know where I can get an idea of the percentages of GE crops
> being grown around the world in different countries?
I think this question has been answered before. Generally the percentages
can only be estimated. It's difficult to get a helpful answer because GE 
companies are interested to exaggerate the numbers and many countries
don't monitor GMO cultivation at all.

Some helpful articles which I found in the GENTECH archive are:

> And a list of companies producing GE crops, such as Novertis, Monsanto
> etc.

I don't know a current summary but there are many sources available. One
good starting point may be:

It would be useful to have something like a FAQ for such questions. Any