Trends and Evolution of Research on Genetic Modification: A Bibliometric Analysis of Scientific Literature During 2000-2020

Kumar, Deepak and ., Praveen KV and Laishram, Chinglembi (2024) Trends and Evolution of Research on Genetic Modification: A Bibliometric Analysis of Scientific Literature During 2000-2020. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 30 (7). pp. 843-853. ISSN 2320-0227

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This analysis evaluates the most recent developments in genetic modification investigation worldwide. Recent challenges in genetically modified technology include regulatory hurdles, ethical concerns, and the ecological impacts of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Developments such as CRISPR-Cas9 and other genome-editing technologies have revolutionized the field, offering more precise and efficient methods for genetic modification. We followed a bibliometric analysis approach based on the bibliographic details retrieved from the Web of Science core collection in January 2020. VOS viewer was used for visualizing the research networks in genetic modification research. From 2000 to 2020, we found an aggregate of 1172 records indexed in the Web of Science. These records received a total of 19052 citations, with an average of 16.26 citations per record. Entomology had the most significant share of GM articles (15.52%), followed by multi-disciplinary science (12.11%) and agronomy (11.17%). The top five journals in terms of citations are Science, Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, and World Development. Aside from BT cotton and its economic implications, academia has also shown research interest in subjects like resistance management, genetically modified food, and the impact on non-target pests. The United States, China, England, France, Germany, and India have made significant contributions to the literature on genetic modification, thanks to the efforts of many organizations and researchers in those countries. This manuscript is crucial as it provides a comprehensive overview of the global research landscape in genetic modification, highlighting the collaborative efforts and scientific advancements that shape the future of this critical field. It serves as an essential resource for researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders aiming to understand the dynamics and impact of genetic modification research.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Science Repository > Multidisciplinary
Depositing User: Managing Editor
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2024 06:48
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2024 06:48

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