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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 ...

Success of insect resistant Bt eggplant in Bangladesh opened door to GMOs in the developing world

Bt brinjal is the first genetically engineered crop to be commercially released in Bangladesh, and other GE crops are in ...
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Success of independently funded GMO papaya confounds anti-tech ideologues

Hawaii’s Big Island has banned or severely limited the farming of genetically engineered (GE or GM) crops, including a papaya ...
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Green Genes: Sustainability Advantages of Herbicide Tolerant and Insect Resistant Crops

Anthony Shelton, entomologist and professor, Cornell University; David Shaw, vice president for Research and Economic Development, Mississippi State University ...

Integrated pest management with GM crops can outperform organic agriculture

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Is organic agriculture always safer to the environment and human health? Can all consumers afford the generally 20 to 30 ...

Bt sweet corn yields higher, require less pesticides, cuts bioseafety costs

The only GE fruits and vegetables commercially available are virus-resistant papaya and squash, and insect-resistant sweet corn. With their diverse ...
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