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A Meta-Analysis of the Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops

Overview of attention for article published in PLoS ONE, November 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#16 of 144,608)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
A Meta-Analysis of the Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops
Published in
PLoS ONE, November 2014
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0111629
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Authors

Wilhelm Klümper, Matin Qaim

Abstract

Despite the rapid adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops by farmers in many countries, controversies about this technology continue. Uncertainty about GM crop impacts is one reason for widespread public suspicion.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 18 2%
Germany 6 <1%
Mexico 6 <1%
United Kingdom 4 <1%
Australia 4 <1%
Sweden 3 <1%
Italy 3 <1%
France 3 <1%
Brazil 3 <1%
Other 23 2%
Unknown 867 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 253 27%
Student > Master 160 17%
Researcher 147 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 110 12%
Unspecified 67 7%
Other 203 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 391 42%
Unspecified 105 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 104 11%
Environmental Science 72 8%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 52 6%
Other 216 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2196. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 October 2019.
All research outputs
#636
of 13,645,220 outputs
Outputs from PLoS ONE
#16
of 144,608 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#15
of 233,507 outputs
Outputs of similar age from PLoS ONE
#3
of 3,110 outputs
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