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Posted Mon Jun 30 2008: from Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona:
An Impossible Coexistence: Transgenic and Organic Agriculture http://apocadocs.com/s.pl?1214849132
The cultivation of genetically modified maize has caused a drastic reduction in organic cultivation of this grain and is making their coexistence practically impossible. This is the main conclusion reached in one of the first field studies in Europe... The author's analysis reveals a social confrontation between proponents and opponents of GM technology regarding the consequences it can have and the measures to be taken in regulating and taking responsibility for any cases of admixture... Many farmers who could sue for damages prefer not to do so in order to avoid any local confrontations in small villages.
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