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Spain Biotechnology Update
Spanish farmers increased plantings of biotechnology corn, continuing a ten-year upward trend. The most recent statistics (July 2007) from the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) cite a 40 percent increase in biotechnology corn planted during marketing year (MY) 2007 over MY 2006, an increase from 53,667 hectares to about 75,000 hectares. Spanish corn farmer’s biotechnology corn planting now accounts for about 20 percent of the total corn planted, up from 15 percent in MY 2006.

The last time Spanish farmers increased biotechnology corn plantings at such an impressive rate was in MY 2004 after the Government of Spain (GOS) approved nine new biotechnology varieties (total 16), giving farmers an expanded seed supply. At the beginning of MY 2007, Spanish farmers could choose from 42 varieties, an additional and important factor in planting decisions.
MGR Archive 25.12.2007
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