Only 2.4% of total agricultural and forestry land is in gm crops as of 2007.

May 9, 2015

Only 2.4% of total agricultural and forestry land is in gm crops as of 2007. The total area of agricultural land in the world is 4.8 billion hectares including grassland for feeding livestock, and there are around 140 million hectares of commercial forestry//// According to biotech industry funded sources there were 114 million hectares of GM crops and trees grown in world in 2007.

 

Source: for gm area see: [http://www.isaaa.org/] for total areasee page xvi in ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/008/A0400E/A0400E00.pdf )

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