Bt contaminating organic cotton
Bt traces in 30% organic cotton garments; may hit exports
Bt gene harms GM plant
New answers to old questions on biosafety of GM crops
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Government to take a decision on GM Mustard by September
The Supreme Court will hear petitions against the commercial release of the crop then
Divided over royalty
Should states or private seed companies regulate price of Bt cotton seed?
Africa's big little anti-GM revolution
Burkina Faso's farmers have thrown out Monsanto's Bt cotton and returned to conventional seeds, with a little help from India.
Seeds of decline
Frequent pest attacks, rising seed costs and declining returns are forcing farmers to abandon India's first genetically modified (GM) crop, Bt …
Illegal GM cotton spreads across India
In a replay of Bt cotton saga, Monsanto's Roundup Ready Flex is being grown in at least three states without clearance
Cotton saga unravels
Flat yields for five years and rising insecticide use are jeopardising the success of Bt cotton technology
Chhattisgarh will not allow GM crops
Chandrasekhar Sahu, agriculture minister of Chhattisgarh, is passionate about making farming a viable proposition for farmers. He has written …
Pink bollworm resistant to Bt: Monsanto
Commercial interest behind claim, says Centre’s research institute
Karnataka bans Bt cotton seeds following large-scale crop failures
Seed company, Mahyco, offered Rs 10 crore compensation to farmers when losses were to the tune of Rs 230 crore
'Bt cotton has improved farmers' lives'
At the same time genetically modified cotton has increased fertilizer and water usage, resulting in high input costs, says study funded by farmers'…
Where is the sceptical indian scientist?
‘Let farmers decide the price’
Mani Chinnaswamy’s contract farming model has prompted IIM graduates to study his Appachi formula. After all, it gives farmers the right to …
Saying no to Monsanto
The Indian patent office has once again rejected the biotech seed giant’s claim for a method to produce stress-tolerant transgenic plants
Is Bt cotton a success or failure?
Participants attending conference to review Bt cotton call for extensive investigation into all aspects of cotton production before drawing …
The GM question
Are hybrid maize seeds being promoted to pave the way for GM maize?
Drained royally by MNCs
Royalty payments to firms like Suzuki and Monsanto are sucking out huge sums from India
Idea of farmer wisdom is relentlessly manipulated
As a visiting American academic, Glenn Davis Stone has put in over 60 weeks of field research on the impact of Bt cotton on farmers in Andhra …
GEAC has power only to withdraw permission
Arjula R Reddy, a plant geneticist, was appointed co-chairperson of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) in 2009. At present, he …
Maya of Indian Science
Lies, denial and outright fraud have become the hallmark of Indian agricultural research because there is no accountability
ICAR’s shoddy science
Inquiry panel finds Bt cotton project had serious flaws, scientists were unethical
Half of Yavatmal’s soil not meant for cotton: study
District known for farmers' suicides has shallow soil depth which has very little capacity to retain water; report recommends switch to …
Untangling India’s Bt cotton fraud
ICAR’s top research institutes and GEAC exposed in Bt cotton research scam