We don’t learn much from this except that, if true, it is a remarkable boost for food production, hopefully fully sustainable.
‘Why would you go for seven per cent when you can get 50 to 100 per cent increases in yield without having to use genetically modified seeds?
The South Australian Agriculture Minister has just reported “amazing” results after trialing a new soil program. Minister Leon Bignell describes using technology that works with the soil and other organic matter. This type of innovation, that he calls an “evolution in science” abounds over genetic engineering, he said.
The results of the following trial experiment strengthened his view that a moratorium on GM technology should remain indefinitely as it proves that GMOs are not needed. Incidentally, this year’s government test run was called “New Horizons” and some of the trial sites boasted a 300% increase in yields.’