Nations racing to embrace GM crops

Nations racing to embrace GM crops - New York Times, February 22, 2003
...The three most populous countries in Asia — China, India and Indonesia — are already planting millions of acres of genetically modified cotton. Several other large Asian countries, including Japan, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia, are earmarking billions of dollars for private and government-sponsored research on biotech crops.... pirated seeds are believed to be in wide use today in Thailand and Pakistan... BTW: Here's a good Straight Dope column explaining the pros and cons of GM foods.
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