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Monday, October 20, 2003
 
Defra, UK - Environmental Protection - Genetic Modification (GM) - Farm Scale Evaluations: "Genetically Modified Crops - Farm-Scale Evaluations


The GM crop farm-scale evaluations are a three-year programme of research by independent researchers aimed at studying the effect, if any, that the management practices associated with Genetically Modified Herbicide Tolerant (GMHT) crops might have on farmland wildlife, when compared with weed control used with non-GM crops.
All of the field trials are now complete. The results for the three spring sown crops, maize, beet and spring oilseed rape, have now been published. Details of how they can be obtained are given below. Results for winter oilseed rape are due in 2004.
For more details see this press release from the Scientific Steering Committee and the farm-scale evaluations research team:"

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