More and more farmers in Maharashtra are openly planting herbicide-tolerant (HT) cotton seeds, despite it being illegal and entails criminal punishment with a heavy fine.
Last month, genetically modified brinjal was found in a farm in Haryana. While the government insists that this is a one-off case, activists wonder how widespread the problem could be.
Shetkari Sanghatana — a farmers’ organisation from Maharashtra — has announced that it would hold a satyagraha tomorrow by planting banned varieties of genetically-modified (GM) cotton and brinjals
After it has come to light that brinjal crop in a Fatehabad village is genetically modified, chief secretary DS Dhesi on Tuesday held a meeting of senior officers and decided to form a committee co
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) published the first method-focused assessment of the applied economic literature about the ex ante and ex post impacts of genetically engineered crops in developing countries in 2009.
Scientists in the US have engineered tobacco plants that can grow up to 40% larger than normal in field trials.
Dar es Salaam — An air of resignation characterised reactions yesterday to the government's surprise ban on all genetically modified organism (GMO) trials in the country.
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Genetically modified cotton could be commercialized in Kenya as early as March 2019, the head of the country’s National Biosafety Authority (NBA) said on Friday.
Crops obtained by plant breeding technique mutagenesis should fall under laws restricting the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Europe’s highest court said on Wednesday, in a victory fo
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