A ban on the use of crops with transgenic traits is unscientific, says GM supporter

| | June 15, 2012
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Science and technology hold the key to developing low-input, high-output agriculture. The challenge is to use new technologies creatively and to make evidence-based decisions on the deployment of new technologies. Crop breeding is carried out to meet two broad objectives: one, to increase yields of a crop per se and, two, to protect the yield potential by developing crops resistant to diseases, pests and environmental extremes.

View the original article here: A ban on the use of crops with transgenic traits is unscientific and India needs new technologies to raise farm yields – Economic Times

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