Adoption of genetically engineered crops in the United States, 1996-2019

Percent of planted acres

Line Bar combo chart with 24 groups, 5 lines, and 0 bars per group.

Group 1, 1996.
Line 1, HT Corn 3.
Line 2, Bt Corn 1.4.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 14.6.
Line 4, HT Cotton 2.2.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 7.4.
Group 2, 1997.
Line 1, HT Corn 4.3.
Line 2, Bt Corn 7.6.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 15.
Line 4, HT Cotton 10.5.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 17.
Group 3, 1998.
Line 1, HT Corn 9.
Line 2, Bt Corn 19.1.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 16.8.
Line 4, HT Cotton 26.2.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 44.2.
Group 4, 1999.
Line 1, HT Corn 8.
Line 2, Bt Corn 25.9.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 32.3.
Line 4, HT Cotton 42.1.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 55.8.
Group 5, 2000.
Line 1, HT Corn 7.
Line 2, Bt Corn 19.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 35.
Line 4, HT Cotton 46.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 54.
Group 6, 2001.
Line 1, HT Corn 8.
Line 2, Bt Corn 19.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 37.
Line 4, HT Cotton 56.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 68.
Group 7, 2002.
Line 1, HT Corn 11.
Line 2, Bt Corn 24.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 35.
Line 4, HT Cotton 58.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 75.
Group 8, 2003.
Line 1, HT Corn 15.
Line 2, Bt Corn 29.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 41.
Line 4, HT Cotton 59.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 81.
Group 9, 2004.
Line 1, HT Corn 20.
Line 2, Bt Corn 33.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 46.
Line 4, HT Cotton 60.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 85.
Group 10, 2005.
Line 1, HT Corn 26.
Line 2, Bt Corn 35.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 52.
Line 4, HT Cotton 61.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 87.
Group 11, 2006.
Line 1, HT Corn 36.
Line 2, Bt Corn 40.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 57.
Line 4, HT Cotton 65.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 89.
Group 12, 2007.
Line 1, HT Corn 52.
Line 2, Bt Corn 49.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 59.
Line 4, HT Cotton 70.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 91.
Group 13, 2008.
Line 1, HT Corn 63.
Line 2, Bt Corn 57.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 63.
Line 4, HT Cotton 68.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 92.
Group 14, 2009.
Line 1, HT Corn 68.
Line 2, Bt Corn 63.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 65.
Line 4, HT Cotton 71.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 91.
Group 15, 2010.
Line 1, HT Corn 70.
Line 2, Bt Corn 63.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 73.
Line 4, HT Cotton 78.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 93.
Group 16, 2011.
Line 1, HT Corn 72.
Line 2, Bt Corn 65.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 75.
Line 4, HT Cotton 73.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 94.
Group 17, 2012.
Line 1, HT Corn 73.
Line 2, Bt Corn 67.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 77.
Line 4, HT Cotton 80.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 93.
Group 18, 2013.
Line 1, HT Corn 85.
Line 2, Bt Corn 76.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 75.
Line 4, HT Cotton 82.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 93.
Group 19, 2014.
Line 1, HT Corn 89.
Line 2, Bt Corn 80.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 84.
Line 4, HT Cotton 91.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 94.
Group 20, 2015.
Line 1, HT Corn 89.
Line 2, Bt Corn 81.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 84.
Line 4, HT Cotton 89.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 94.
Group 21, 2016.
Line 1, HT Corn 89.
Line 2, Bt Corn 79.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 84.
Line 4, HT Cotton 89.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 94.
Group 22, 2017.
Line 1, HT Corn 89.
Line 2, Bt Corn 80.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 85.
Line 4, HT Cotton 91.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 94.
Group 23, 2018.
Line 1, HT Corn 90.
Line 2, Bt Corn 82.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 85.
Line 4, HT Cotton 91.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 94.
Group 24, 2019.
Line 1, HT Corn 89.
Line 2, Bt Corn 83.
Line 3, Bt Cotton 92.
Line 4, HT Cotton 95.
Line 5, HT Soybeans 94.

Note: HT indicates herbicide-tolerant varieties; Bt indicates insect-resistant varieties (containing genes from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis). Data for each crop category include varieties with both HT and Bt (stacked) traits. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from the 2002 ERS report, Adoption of Bioengineered Crops (AER-810) for the years 1996-99 and National Agricultural Statistics Service, (annual) June Agricultural Survey for the years 2000-19.