ISAAA Brief 46-2013: Contents

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2013

  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Top Ten Facts about Biotech/GM Crops in 2013
  • Executive Summary: A separate supplement to this Brief and accessible at http://www.isaaa.org
  • Introduction
  • Global Area of Biotech Crops in 2013
  • Distribution of Biotech Crops in Industrial and Developing Countries
  • Distribution of Biotech Crops by Country
    • USA
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • India
    • Canada
    • China
    • Paraguay
    • South Africa
    • Pakistan
    • Uruguay
    • Bolivia
    • Philippines
    • Australia
    • Burkina Faso
    • Myanmar
    • Spain
    • Mexico
    • Colombia
    • Sudan
    • Chile
    • Honduras
    • Portugal
    • Cuba
    • Czech Republic
    • Costa Rica
    • Romania
    • Slovakia
    • European Union
    • Africa
  • Distribution of Biotech Crops, by Crop
    • Biotech Soybean
    • Biotech Maize
    • Biotech Cotton
    • Biotech Canola
    • Biotech Alfalfa
    • Other Biotech Crops
  • Distribution of Biotech Crops, by Trait
  • Global Adoption of Biotech Soybean, Maize, Cotton, Canola
  • Global Status of Regulatory Approvals
  • The Global Value of the Biotech Crop Market
  • Nitrogen Use Efficiency
  • Global Overview
    • Global Challenges
      • Feeding the World of 2050
      • UN Population Projections and Food Demand 
        • Hunger and Nutrition 
        • Small Resource-poor Farmers 
      • Food Security 
        • The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
        • A View on Food Security from the Private Sector 
    • Overcoming the Challenges 
      • Abiotic Traits
        • Water Efficiency, Salinity and Crop Production
      • Progress with Biotech Drought Tolerant Maize 
        • The First Commercial Biotech Drought Tolerant Biotech Maize  
      • Salinity
      • Specialized Biotech Crop Products 
        • Tailored Traits 
        • The Merit of Continuing to Analyze Substantial Equivalence
        • Gossypol-free Cotton – Potential Contribution to Food Security 
      • New Biotech Crop Products Including Non-Transgenics
      • The Contribution of Biotech Crops to Sustainability
    • Selected Developments in Global Regions
      • Europe – Strong Political Support
      • Africa
        • Biotech Acceptance and Promise in Africa 
        • Drought Tolerance - WEMA Project Expected to Deliver First Product in 2017
        • Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) Maize 
      • Latin America 
        • Supremacy of Brazil in Biotech Crops 
        • Approval of the Stacked (HT/IR) Soybean 
        • Home-grown Virus Resistant  Bean
      • North America
        • Expediting the Regulation Process of Biotech Crops in the US
        • Innate Potato
        • Non-browning Arctic®Apples
      • Asia
        • Golden Rice
        • Bt Eggplant in Asia
          • Bt Brinjal Approval for Planting in Bangladesh
          • Bt Eggplant Court Ruling in the Philippines
  • Closing Comments 
    • The Impact of the 2013 World Food Prize’s Recognition of Biotechnology’s Contribution to Food, Feed and Fiber Security
    • Future Prospects
    • Norman Borlaug’s Legacy and Advocacy of Biotech Crops
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Appendices
    • Appendix 1:    Global Crop Protection Market
    • Appendix 2:    Useful Tables and Charts on the International Seed Trade
    • Appendix 3:    Estimated Value of the Domestic Seed Market in Selected Countries for the Year 2012
    • Appendix 4:    Arable Land per Capita in Developing Asian Countries
    • Appendix 5:    Estimated Population of the 27 Biotech Countries in 2050, 2100
    • Appendix 6:  Miscellaneous Data and Conversions