The study looks at the how field trials of genetically modified crops are managed in the EU from October 2002 to March 2008 under Directive 2001/18/EC (Part B) on the deliberate release of GMOs into the environment.
Part B covers issuing of consent for deliberate release of GMOs for purposes other than marketing e.g. research and development.
Which crops does it cover?
The study covers trials of genetically modified:
- Oilseed rape;
- Sugar beet
Which EU countries did it cover?
The study gathered basic information from all EU countries and more details from:
- France ;
- Germany ;
- Hungary ;
- Spain ;
- Sweden ;
- The Netherlands;
- United Kingdom .