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R: proportions of GE crops



Very nice questions.
I offer myself as volunteer to collect any possible answer and to produce a
FAQ, or maybe, a list of websites where the informations can be found (if
someone suggest them).

Maurizio

-----Messaggio originale-----
Da: Werner Reisberger <werner.reisberger@ubs.ch>
A: avalls@grn.es <avalls@grn.es>
Cc: gentech@gen.free.de <gentech@gen.free.de>
Data: luned́ 23 novembre 1998 11.18
Oggetto: proportions of GE crops


>On Sun, 22 Nov 1998 avalls@grn.es 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:
>
>http://gen.free.de/gentech/1997/Jul-Aug/msg00013.html
>http://gen.free.de/gentech/1997/Jul-Aug/msg00012.html
>
>> 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:
>
>http://base.icgeb.trieste.it:80/biosafety/
>
>It would be useful to have something like a FAQ for such questions. Any
>volunteers?
>
>Werner
>
>
>