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ISAAA Brief 51-2015: Contents

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2015

  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Top Ten Facts About Biotech/GM Crops in their first 20 Years, 1996 to 2015
  • Executive Summary and the 20 Year Celebratory Essays: A separate supplement to this
  • Brief and accessible at http://wwwisaaa.org
  • Introduction
  • Global Area of Biotech Crops in 2015
  • Distribution of Biotech Crops in Industrial and Developing Countries
  • Distribution of Biotech Crops, by Country
    • USA
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • India
    • Canada
    • China
    • Paraguay
    • Pakistan
    • South Africa
    • Uruguay
    • Bolivia
    • Philippines
    • Australia
    • Burkina Faso
    • Myanmar
    • Mexico
    • Spain
    • Colombia
    • Sudan
    • Honduras
    • Chile
    • Portugal
    • Vietnam 
    • Czech Republic
    • Slovakia
    • Costa Rica
    • Bangladesh
    • Romania
    • Africa
    • European Union
    • Cuba
  • 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, and Canola
  • Global Approval of Biotech Crops
  • The Global Value of the Biotech Crop Market
  • Current and Future Challenges
    • Feeding the World of 2050
    • UN Population Projections and Food Demand 
    • Alleviating Poverty in Small Resource-poor Farmers 
    • Food Security and Climate Change
  • Meeting the Challenges 
    • Global Efforts to Reduce Hunger and Poverty
    • Climate Change: Papal Encyclical and COP 21 in Paris
    • Contribution of Biotech Crops to Food Security, Sustainability and Climate Change
  • Regulation of biotech crops 
  • Global meta-analysis confers significant and multiple benefits
  • Status of Golden Rice
  • Stewardship and Resistance Management of Biotech Crops
  • Progress of New Product Approvals and Commercialization
  • Potential New Biotech Crops in the Next 5 to 10 Years
  • New Breeding Technologies (NBT): The critical role of utilizing evolving and promising
  • biotechnology applications in crop improvement
  • Future Prospects 
  • Closing Comments 
    • The Way Forward
    • Norman Borlaug’s Legacy and Advocacy of Crop Biotechnology
  • Case Study 1 –  Insect Resistant (Bt) Brinjal/Eggplant in Bangladesh
  • Case Study 2 –  Herbicide Tolerant (HT) Soybean in Brazil
  • Case Study 3 –  Drought Tolerant (DT) Sugarcane in Indonesia
  • Case Study 4 –  Drought Tolerant (DT) Maize for Africa (WEMA Project)
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Appendices
    • Appendix 1: Global Crop Protection Market, 2014
    • Appendix 2a: Seed Exports (FOB) of Selected Countries, 2012 (with over 100 Million US$ Market)
    • Appendix 2b: Seed Imports (FOB) of Selected Countries, 2012 (with over 100 Million US$ Market)
    • Appendix 3: Estimated Value of the Domestic Seed Market in Selected Countries for the Year 2012 (Updated June 2013)
    • Appendix 4: Arable Land per Capita of Selected Countries in Asia
    • Appendix 5: Estimated Population of the 28 Biotech Countries in 2015, 2050, 2100
    • Appendix 6: Crops Modified through RNA/Gene Silencing Mechanisms 
    • Appendix 7: A List of Selected Biotech Crops at Various Stages of Field Testing in Different Countries
    • Appendix 8: Miscellaneous Data and Conversions