The status of Bt cotton - the silver sixth in Myanmar, 2010

The Status of Bt Cotton-the Silver Sixth-in Myanmar, 2010 features a comprehensive overview of the adoption and impact of the introduction of Ngwe chi 6 or Silver Sixth– the long staple insect resistant Bt cotton variety developed using genetic modification technology.   The new publication includes the most relevant authoritative statistics and references on Bt cotton in Myanmar, including hectarage of Bt cotton, number of Bt cotton farmers and cotton research and development. It also summarizes the benefits of Bt cotton in Myanmar, which is now the 13th cotton growing country in the world to commercially deploy biotech cotton.