Video: How Bt insect-resistant eggplant helped farmers in Bangladesh beat back an invasive pest

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A new study confirms that genetically modified, pest-resistant Bt eggplant (brinjal) has helped smallholder farmers in Bangladesh greatly reduce their use of insecticides, while increasing their incomes six-fold. In this video, Cornell University’s Alliance for Science documents how this ‘pioneering’ GMO crop has improved the lives of nearly 30,000 farmers

Original video: GMO eggplant reduces pesticide use

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