Turkey harvests world’s highest yields of non-GMO cotton | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Turkey has the world's highest yields of cotton fiber acquired from seeds that are not genetically modified, recent harvests show.

According to German online statistics and market research portal Statista, Turkey ranked seventh in the world for cotton production in 2016, closely followed by Australia. However, thanks to its successful production and cultivation of non-GMO seed, Turkey has become the world's leading country in cotton production in terms of yield.