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Monday, Feb 24, 2020

Bt brinjal

Jun 23, 2019 07:13
Despite the risk of prosecution, farmers in Maharashtra are growing illegal HT cotton, which has not been cleared for commercial cultivation, responding to a call by Shetkari Sangathana, an influential farmers organization in the western state. read more
May 18, 2019 00:58
Earlier this month, farmers in Haryana and experts had expressed fears of widespread contamination of GM brinjal in the state with the farmer accused of cultivating Bt brinjal in Fatehabad district admitting that he had been growing and selling the GM... read more
May 14, 2019 08:15
This essentially means that the contamination has not happened from Mahyco’s Bt Brinjal that has the CRY 1AC gene and is being commercially cultivated in Bangladesh since 2013. read more
May 13, 2019 08:07
Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan said the illegal cultivation of Bt Brinjal in Haryana would justify criminal proceedings against individuals and corporations that have participated in and facilitated its illegal sale and cultivation. read more
May 12, 2019 07:16
The use of GM crops is contentious, with arguments existing on both sides. Still, with India not allowing the use of genetically modified brinjal, the developments in Haryana are a clear violation of the law. read more
May 05, 2019 07:33
To understand the extent of the damage, the Haryana agriculture department is getting the state’s brinjal crop tested to determine whether it is GM-free at the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), which will share the test results with... read more
Apr 26, 2019 07:31
The coalition demanded that the government immediately ascertain the extent of illegal Bt brinjal cultivation, take deterrent action against seed suppliers involved and destroy all Bt brinjal plots to prevent contamination. read more