This paper is relevant to the impact areas in the following areas:
|climate change, Greenhouse gases
Abstract or Summary
Genetically modified (GM) crops can help reduce agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In addition to possible decreases in production emissions, GM yield gains also mitigate land-use change and related emissions. Wider adoption of already-existing GM crops in Europe could result in a reduction equivalent to 7.5% of the total agricultural GHG emissions of Europe.
Genetically modified crops support climate change mitigation (held on an external server, and so may require additional authentication details)
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