Bangladeshi Bt Brinjal trial fails

GM eggplant helps farmers reduce pesticide use and increase profits, study finds

Bangladeshi farmers significantly reduced pesticide use and increased their profits by growing genetically modified (GM) eggplant, a new study confirms ...
Screen Shot at PM

Viewpoint: India shouldn’t let activists derail field trials of insect-resistant GMO eggplant

In a welcome sign that the decade-long benign indifference to technology infusion in the farm sector is set to change ...

Infographic: Philippines could boost crop yields 192%, cut pesticide use 48% with GMO insect-resistant eggplant

In the Philippines, eggplant farming is a major source of income for thousands of farmers in the eggplant-producing regions in ...
Three Types of Eggplant

GMO eggplant contains 30 times more beta-carotene to help battle vitamin A deficiency

.... Osaka Prefecture University announced that it has succeeded in developing eggplants that contain about 30 times more beta-carotene, which ...
GMOs e

How consumer-friendly GMO foods could change minds about biotech crops and animals

Editor's note: This article is part two of a three-part series by Marc Brazeau on his 2018 predictions on food, ...

Nanotechnology might help farmers fight climate change, pests and disease–and boost yields

Researchers are exploring the impact of using nanoscale nutrients––including copper––on eggplants and other crops. While early results have shown substantial ...
CSIRO ScienceImage Diamond back moth Plutella xylostella

Talking Biotech: Using GMO insects instead of pesticides to fight diamondback moth, other crop-killing pests

Cornell entomologist Tony Shelton: Using GMO insects to control diamondback moths—a global pest that quickly evolves resistance to insecticides ...
d ceb z

Talking Biotech: University of Southampton’s Mark Chapman on eggplant’s evolution, benefits of GMO variety

University of Southampton's Mark Chapman on evolution of eggplant, benefits of GMO variety; reflections on Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug ...
glp menu logo outlined

Newsletter Subscription

* indicates required
Email Lists