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Forty-six farmers spraying Monsanto’s GM Bt cotton died after inhaling the pesticide

Pradip Maitra, Hindustan Times, reports that in Vidharba, 46 farmers growing Monsanto’s Bt cotton died after inhaling poisonous pesticide whilst spraying the crop.. As pests had become resistant to pesticides formerly used, stronger formulations were being used with little or no protection – as… 230 more words

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Hybridized cotton reverses resistance of pink bollworm to Bt cotton

in Southwest Farm Press

Researchers with the University of Arizona and China discovered a surprising strategy to reverse pink bollworm resistance to genetically engineered cotton. 239 more words

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Παιδιά που φτιάχνουν τα δώρα των παιδιών σου

Με την Κυριακή του Πάσχα να βρίσκεται μόνο λίγες μέρες μακριά πλήθος ανθρώπων ξεχύνεται καθημερινά στα καταστήματα προκειμένου να εξασφαλίσει πως το πνευματικό του παιδί δεν θα μείνει παραπονεμένο.

GM Mustard Case Returns To Court In India: Bt Cotton Failure And Economic Distress Spun As A ‘Success’ In Pitch For GMOs

The Government of India is attempting to push through the commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) food crops. In an attempt to spearhead the drive by making GM mustard the first such crop in the country, the government has apparently allowed  1,615 more words

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