Scientists: Cuban government may allow planting of biotech corn

12/2/2008 | Reuters

The Cuban government may be close to approving the cultivation of 124 acres of biotech corn in an effort to lessen its reliance on imported food, experts in the country said. The first batch of the crop would generate enough seeds to expand cultivation to 14,830 acres, said Carlos Borroto, deputy director of Cuba's Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.

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