This data product summarizes the adoption of herbicide-tolerant
and insect-resistant crops since their introduction in 1996.
The tables below for corn, cotton, and soybeans, provide data
obtained by USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
in the June Agricultural Survey for 2000 through 2012.
While many people are interested in information about the global
GE acreage. USDA does not collect these data. Estimates are
produced by the International Service for the Acquisition of
Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and can be found in the report,
Global Status of Commercialized Transgenic Crops:
See more on recent trends in GE
adoption, and documentation to the data.