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Table 6 Glyphosate use on herbicide-tolerant (HT) crops and all crops

From: Trends in glyphosate herbicide use in the United States and globally

  2010 2011 2012
Cotton 8.6 11.8 9.5
 North America 5.64 6.99 6.32
 Rest of world 3.00 4.8 3.1
Maize 47.7 65.6 70.2
 North America 26.1 28.5 31.0
 Rest of World 21.63 37.1 39.2
Soybeans 223.7 239.1 265.1
 North America 41.9 42.0 43.6
 Rest of world 181.7 197.1 221.5
Canola 13.7 16.5 18.6
 North America 0.4 0.3 0.5
 Rest of world 13.3 16.2 18.1
Global use on HT crops 293.7 333.0 363.4
Global use on All crops 578.1 616.8 648.6
Percent use on HT crops (%) 51 54 56
  1. Data are millions of kilograms of glyphosate active ingredient
  2. National Agriculture Statistic Service, International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications, and Meyer and Cederburg (2010). See Additional file 1: Table S23 for details