Brazil tests genetically modified wheat in face of global supply shortages

Back in May of this year, a survey showed that more than 70% of consumers in Brazil do not want any restrictions associated with the consumption of genetically modified wheat. This data changes the perception of companies regarding the advisability of selling this product in Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The decision is the latest sign of growing international interest in drought-tolerant wheat as more extreme conditions associated with climate change increase the risk of global famine.

Brazil is testing a genetically modified wheat variety that can better cope with water shortages to boost domestic grain production at a time of global supply shortages.

The move is the latest sign of growing international interest in drought-tolerant wheat as more extreme conditions associated with climate change increase the risk of global famine.

An official at Embrapa, the government's crop research agency, said they had . . .

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