Infographic: India poised to dramatically increase its global GMO footprint

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GM crop footprint in India is all set to grow once the government gives its final nod to GM Mustard, a variety grown by a Delhi University institution. It would be a strong push for genetically modified variants of food crop, which have been fiercely opposed by farmer bodies, food experts and activists, including the right-wing think tank Swadeshi Jagran Manch, an RSS affiliate. Since 2014, eight states, all BJP-ruled, have conducted BT crop trials. The inside story of BT in India…

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Read full, original post: Will mustard lay the field for GM food crops in India?

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