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GENETICALLY MODIFIED SUGAR BEETS - SURVEY OF BENEFITS, PROSPECTS AND RISKS
Genetically modified (GM) sugar beets offer several advantages for growers, food industry, consumers and for the agricultural environment. Transgenic beets tolerant to total herbicides (tHT) are discussed and their advantages, based on field experiments, are presented along with prospects, limits and putative risks.
Key words: sugar beet, genetic modification, herbicide resistance.