Acreage of major genetically engineered crops in the U.S. by type 2018

This statistic shows the major genetically modified (GM) crops in the United States in 2018, by crop type. In that year, the United States planted about 58.9 million hectares of GM corn.
An alternate term used for genetically modified crops is genetically engineered (GE) crops.

Major genetically modified (GM) crops in the United States in 2018, by crop type (in million hectares)*

Planted area in million hectares
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Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Genetically engineered crops in this table include Bt crops that have insect-resistant traits or HT crops that have herbicide tolerance traits, or both.

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