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GMO Crops by Country

RISE oF THE PLANET CMOS Increase in land used for Worldwide, GMO crops cover GMO crops since 1996: an area the size of Iran. 9,400% OF THE IRAN U.S. Grows the Most GMO Crops Not only are American companies the biggest backers of GMO technology, but the United States also grows more GMO crops than any other country. In fact, 43% of the land on which GMO crops are grown is located in the United States. CANADA 7% PAKISTAN 2% USA 43% CHINA 2% INDIA 7% BRAZIL 19% PARAGUAY 2% URUGUAY 1% SOUTH AFRICA 1% Percent of all land used for GMO crops, 2011 ARGENTINA 15% 30 Which Region Grows the Most GMO Food? Home to Monsanto, North America is the leading producer of GMO crops. Percent of all land used for growing GMO crops in 2011 North America Latin America South America ranks second, with Brazil by itself accounting for 19% of GMO-producing farmland. Asla Africa Europe Resistance to GMOS is strongest in Europe, where the European Union imposed an unofficial moratorium on Australla and Oceanla Middle East GMO crops in 1998. 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Sources GMO Countries Infographic 1.0 www.visualnutrition.org/gmo-countries-infographic By Joshua Beidler. Published June 10, 2012. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/briefs/43/executivesummary/default.asp http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/624a88c6-97 db-11da-816b-0000779e2340.html NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ BY NC SA

GMO Crops by Country

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This infographic shows the spread of GMO crops by country.

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