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Insect-resistant GM eggplant could boost Philippines’ crop yields 192%, reduce pesticide use 48%

Eggplant is an economically important vegetable in the Philippines, where its production accounts for nearly one-third of the total volume ...
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GM insect-resistant Bt eggplant could help Philippines prevent as much as 73% crop losses, cut ‘almost daily’ pesticide use

Eggplant production in the Philippines suffers severe yield losses from insect pests, diseases, and extreme environmental conditions. The most destructive ...
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Agroecology must be based in reality, not romanticism, panelists agree

Agroecology has a role to play in transforming agriculture — so long as the movement doesn’t trump the science or ...
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Frustrated by delayed GMO approvals, Indian farmers press forward with illegal insect-resistant eggplant cultivation

The second decade of the 21st century, 2011 to 2020, has turned out to be the lost decade for India, ...
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Study: Bt eggplant wins market and farmer acceptance in Bangladesh

Farmers have achieved significantly higher yields and revenues by growing genetically engineered, insect-resistant eggplant (Bt brinjal), which has gained market ...
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Video: Filipino farmers ‘clamor’ for access to GMO insect-resistant Bt eggplant

SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center (SEARCA BIC) releases The Bt Eggplant Story, a new video series that documents the development of Bt ...
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Bt eggplant, Bangladesh’s first GMO crop, controls ‘vicious’ fruit and shoot borer pest, boosts farmer profit sixfold

Eggplant, or brinjal (Solanum melongena), is a popularly consumed vegetable grown throughout Asia that is prone to vicious and sustained ...
Viewpoint: How Germany's anti-GMO, pro-organic politics benefit US ag companies

Viewpoint: How Germany’s anti-GMO, pro-organic politics benefit US ag companies

Editor's note: The following is a satirical letter written by Reinhard Szibor, professor emeritus of human genetics and forensic medicine at the ...