Acreage planted with biotech crops grew in 2004 for the ninth consecutive year, increasing by 20%, compared with 15% in 2003, according to the International Service for the
Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications. A spokesman for Pioneer
called biotech "one of the greatest advances in the history of
agriculture," but some family farmers, organic growers and
environmentalists still warn about the hazards of commingling.

Related Summaries