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on May 7, 2010

Bioengineered Crops Reduce Water Pollution, Says NRC

Cultivation of genetically engineered crops delivers "substantial environmental and economic" benefits to farmers, according to the first major farm-level sustainability study conducted by the National Research Council.

Cultivation of genetically engineered crops delivers "substantial environmental and economic" benefits to farmers, according to the first major farm-level sustainability study conducted by the National Research Council.

The new report identifies improved water quality through a combination of less damaging pesticide use and conservation tillage (often found alongside biotech cultivation)

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