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Wednesday, April 15, 2009


Gene-Altered Crops Do Little for Yields, Group Says (Update2)
Bloomberg Tue, 14 Apr 2009 17:45 PM PDT
April 14 (Bloomberg) -- Genetically engineered crops do little to improve yields and instead promote the proliferation of herbicide-resistant weeds that actually curb production, according to a study by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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