GMOs in Argentina

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GMOs in Argentina describes market for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Argentina, including policies that allow or ban them. Argentina is one of the world's top growers of GE Soybeans. Half of Argentina's cropland is planted in soy[1], and the vast majority of that is genetically engineered. Argentina is one of six nations that allowed GMOs the first year they were available, in 1996. That year, Argentina allowed Roundup Ready soybeans and Bt Cotton.[2]

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  1. Marcela Valente, "Soy - High Profits Now, Hell to Pay Later, IPS News, July 29, 2008, Accessed March 12, 2011.
  2. Clive James, Biotech Facts and Trends: Argentina, ISAAA, 2010.

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