Originally Posted By: MissingArty
Brazil’s National Cancer Institute names GM crops as cause of massive pesticide use

09 April 2015

The report names GM crops as a key cause of the trend: “Importantly, the release of transgenic seeds in Brazil was one of the factors responsible for putting the country in first place in the ranking of agrochemical consumption – since the cultivation of these modified seeds requires the use of large quantities of these products.”

The report continues:


And yet pesticide use is down dramatically since GMOs.